Burger Patty Salad

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Burger Patty Salad  Recipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: MIndi Shapiro Levine

We love the richness that a little ground lamb offers, but you can use all beef or even ground turkey instead.

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups salad, 2 patties, and 1/4 cup sauce)


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1/2 medium red onion
1/4 cup chopped parsley, divided
3/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
5/8 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
2 garlic cloves
6 ounces 90% lean ground beef
4 ounces lean ground lamb
1 large egg
Cooking spray
1/2 cup plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
1/4 cup canola mayonnaise
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, divided
1/2 English cucumber
1 (5-oz.) pkg. baby kale leaves
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium tomato, cut into 8 wedges


1. Preheat broiler to high.

2. Cut onion half in half. Place 1 onion quarter in a food processor. Add 2 tablespoons parsley, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon salt, red pepper, allspice, and garlic; pulse until ground. Add beef, lamb, and egg; pulse to combine.

3. Shape beef mixture into 8 patties. Place patties on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray; broil 6 minutes or until done.

4. Combine yogurt, mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon lime juice, remaining 2 tablespoons parsley, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Grate half of cucumber half; stir grated cucumber into yogurt mixture.

5. Toss kale with oil and remaining 1 tablespoon juice. Slice remaining onion and cucumber. Divide kale mixture among 4 plates; top with sliced onion, sliced cucumber, and tomato. Arrange 2 patties on each salad; top evenly with yogurt mixture.

Created date

June 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 287
Fat 18.9 g
Satfat 5.3 g
Monofat 9.5 g
Polyfat 2.6 g
Protein 21 g
Carbohydrate 8 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 104 mg
Iron 4 mg
Sodium 520 mg
Calcium 84 mg
Sugars 3 g
Est. Added Sugars 0 g