Umami-Bomb Burgers

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Umami-Bomb BurgersRecipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 burger)


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1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
2 garlic cloves, grated
1 pound 90% lean ground sirloin
Cooking spray
2 (1/2-inch-thick) red onion slices
8 teaspoons canola mayonnaise
4 whole-wheat hamburger buns
4 lettuce leaves
8 thin tomato slices


Combine olive oil, fish sauce, pepper, salt, grated garlic, and ground sirloin; divide into 4 (3/4-inch-thick) patties. Heat a grill pan over high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add patties and onion slices to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Spread 1 teaspoon canola mayonnaise on top and bottom of hamburger buns. Layer bottom half of each bun with 1 patty, 1 lettuce leaf, 2 thin tomato slices, one-fourth of onion, and top half of bun.

Created date

February 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 365
Fat 17.6 g
Satfat 4.6 g
Monofat 8.6 g
Polyfat 2.6 g
Protein 26 g
Carbohydrate 26 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 69 mg
Iron 4 mg
Sodium 716 mg
Calcium 71 mg