Grilled Burgers & 3-Bean Salad

burger-three-bean-salad Recipe
Jim Bathie
If you're grilling out any time this summer, add this tasty entrée to your menu. With less than 400 calories, these burgers are a healthy and savory option for the whole family.
Makes: 2 servings


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6 ounces lean ground sirloin or bison
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 cup green beans, fresh or frozen, thawed
1/2 cup canned white beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup canned kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup chopped carrot
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
2 tablespoons low-fat Italian vinaigrette
Romaine lettuce leaves
2 (11/2-ounce) whole-grain hamburger buns


Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

1. Divide beef into 2 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Rub olive oil on both sides of patties.

2. Heat a nonstick skillet or grill pan over medium heat. Place patties in pan; cook 6 minutes on each side, or until a meat thermometer inserted into middle of burger registers 160�.

3. Combine green beans, white beans, kidney beans, carrot, bell pepper, and vinaigrette in a bowl; toss gently.

4. Serve burgers and a few lettuce leaves on whole-grain buns with bean salad on the side.

Created date

May 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 390
Fat 11 g
Satfat 2.5 g
Monofat 3.5 g
Polyfat 1.5 g
Protein 28 g
Carbohydrate 48 g
Fiber 11 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 580 mg
2.3 g