Classic Grilled Burger
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories369Total Fat14 gSaturated Fat5 gSodium1,088 mgTotal Carbohydrate34 gDietary Fiber5 gProtein29 g
Servings and Times
Time Saving Tip: Begin oven-fried potatoes before preparing burgers.

Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasures90% lean ground beef½ poundSalt½ teaspoonGround black pepper¼ teaspoonWhole wheat hamburger buns2Romaine lettuce leaves2Small tomato, thinly sliced1Red onion, thinly sliced¼Pickle slices4
  • Directions
  • Prepare an outdoor or indoor grill.
  • Add salt and pepper to meat and form into 2 (approximately ½-inch thick) patties with your hands.
  • Grill burgers for 6-8 minutes on each side, until cooked through. Warm or grill the bun if desired.
  • Place burgers on buns and distribute the toppings.

  • Exchanges
    3 lean meats; 2 starches; 1 vegetable

    Side Suggestions: Oven Fried Potatoes
    Preheat oven to 425˚F. Wash and scrub 2 medium-sized Yukon gold potatoes. Leave the peel on and slice lengthwise into ¼-inch strips. In a large bowl, toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and pepper to taste. Place on a nonstick baking pan or sheet and bake for about 30-35 minutes, until golden. Turn potatoes around with a spatula a couple of times during cooking for even browning. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 189 calories; 33 g carbohydrate; 4 g protein; 5 g fat (1 g sat); 5 g fiber; 594 mg sodium. Exchanges: 2 starches; 1 fat.

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