• Classic Grilled Burger

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ of recipe
    Calories 369
    Total Fat 14 g
    Saturated Fat 5 g
    Sodium 1,088 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 34 g
    Dietary Fiber 5 g
    Protein 29 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2
    Time Saving Tip: Begin oven-fried potatoes before preparing burgers.

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    90% lean ground beef ½ pound
    Salt ½ teaspoon
    Ground black pepper ¼ teaspoon
    Whole wheat hamburger buns 2
    Romaine lettuce leaves 2
    Small tomato, thinly sliced 1
    Red onion, thinly sliced ¼
    Pickle slices 4
    Directions
    1. Prepare an outdoor or indoor grill.
    2. Add salt and pepper to meat and form into 2 (approximately ½-inch thick) patties with your hands.
    3. Grill burgers for 6-8 minutes on each side, until cooked through. Warm or grill the bun if desired.
    4. Place burgers on buns and distribute the toppings.

    Exchanges3 lean meats; 2 starches; 1 vegetable

    Side Suggestions: Oven Fried PotatoesPreheat 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.

  • Join WellZones today.

    Make a Change For LifeLearn more

    Wellmont LiveWell is creating a new tradition of wellness in the mountains by providing individuals with tools and encouragement to live healthier lifestyles.

  • HeartSHAPE Spotlight

    At risk for a heart attack? Learn more

    Fight heart disease early and prevent heart attacks with HeartSHAPE® - a painless, non-invasive test that takes pictures of your heart to scan for early-stage coronary disease.

  • Calories and Energy Needs

    Calorie NeedsLearn more

    How many calories do you need to eat each day to maintain your weight and fuel your physical activity? Enter a few of your stats into this calculator to find out.

  • Ideal Body Weight

    Ideal Body WeightLearn more

    Using body mass index as a reference, this calculator determines your ideal body weight range. All you need to do is enter your height.

  • Body Mass Index

    Body Mass IndexLearn more

    This tool considers your height and weight to assess your weight status.


  • Can we help answer your questions?

    Wellmont Nurse Connection is your resource for valuable health information any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Speak to a Nurse any time, day or night, at (423) 723-6877 or toll-free at 1-877-230-NURSE.