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The California Burger

Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps
Prep time 12 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 8 burgers
Avocado slices, fresh herbs, anchovy fillets and alfalfa sprouts are the crowning glory of The California Burger.

Ingredients

Nutrition Information

  • calories 573
  • fat 33 g
  • satfat 8 g
  • protein 44 g
  • carbohydrate 23 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • cholesterol 108 mg
  • sodium 864 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare burgers as recipe directs. Keep patties refrigerated until ready to cook.

  2. Peel, pit and coarsely chop 1 avocado. Place in a food processor and add lemon juice, parsley, basil, scallions, garlic and anchovy fillets, if desired. Pulse several times to chop. Add mayonnaise and yogurt. Process, stopping and scraping sides of bowl as needed, until smooth.

  3. Grill or broil burgers as recipe directs. Peel, pit and slice remaining avocado lengthwise. Place burgers on bottoms of buns. Divide sprouts among burgers. Top with avocado slices and spoon sauce on top. Serve immediately with assorted toppings, if desired.