Healthy Beef Burger Recipe


Nutrition

Cal/Serving: 487
Daily Value: 24%
Servings: 4

Low-Carb
Fat35g54%
Saturated14g70%
Trans1g0%
Carbs11g4%
Fiber2g7%
Sugars6g0%
Protein31g63%
Cholesterol119mg40%
Sodium636mg27%
Calcium282mg28%
Magnesium48mg12%
Potassium625mg18%
Iron3mg19%
Zinc7mg44%
Vitamin A554IU11%
Vitamin C10mg17%
Thiamin (B1)0mg10%
Riboflavin (B2)1mg35%
Niacin (B3)6mg30%
Vitamin B61mg34%
Folic Acid (B9)37µg9%
Vitamin B123µg53%
Vitamin D0µg0%
Vitamin E2mg9%
Vitamin K23µg28%
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated15g0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated2g0%
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This burger recipe is tweaked to lighten up this sometimes overly greasy and calorie-laden meal. We’ve put another healthy spin on burgers with Greek-inspired toppings.

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INGREDIENTS

For the burger patties :

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 1/4 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg white

For the feta spread :

  • 4 ounces Greek yogurt
  • 6 ounces feta cheese crumbles
  • 1/4 teaspoon chopped dill weed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

For the Greek salsa and assembly :

  • 1 cucumber, cubed
  • 1 tomato, cubed
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata olives, diced
  • 1/2 cup sweet onion, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 whole wheat buns, toasted

DIRECTIONS

For the burger patties :

In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, chopped mushrooms, chopped onion, and egg white. Form into four 4-inch-round patties; refrigerate, covered, for 15 minutes to set. Grill patties over medium-high heat for 5 minutes on each side, flipping once.

For the feta spread :

Combine yogurt, feta cheese, dill, and garlic in a medium bowl and blend until smooth.

For the Greek salsa and assembly :

In a medium bowl, combine the cucumber, tomato, olives, and onion with the lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. 

Place one burger patty in each bun, topping with ¼ of feta spread and ¼ of Greek salad topping.

Recipe Details

Servings: 4
Special Designations: Healthy

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