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Classic Grilled Burger
|Serving Size||½ of recipe|
|Total Fat||14 g|
|Saturated Fat||5 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||34 g|
|Dietary Fiber||5 g|
Ingredients and Preparation
|90% lean ground beef||½ pound|
|Ground black pepper||¼ teaspoon|
|Whole wheat hamburger buns||2|
|Romaine lettuce leaves||2|
|Small tomato, thinly sliced||1|
|Red onion, thinly sliced||¼|
- 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.