• 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
    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.

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