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French Onion Burgers

French Onion Burgers

Cooking Light MARCH 1997

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 pound ground round
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large egg white, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 (1 1/2-ounce) French bread rolls or hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 4 teaspoons fat-free French or blue cheese salad dressing


Heat oil in a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 10 minutes or until tender. Spoon onion into a bowl; let cool.

Add beef, pepper, and egg white to onion, and stir well. Divide beef mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping into 3/4-inch-thick patties.

Sprinkle salt evenly over surface of skillet. Heat salt in skillet over high heat 2 minutes. Add patties; cook 5 minutes on each side or until done. Place patties on bottom halves of rolls; top each with 1 teaspoon French dressing and top halves of buns.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 340
  • Calories from fat: 21%
  • Fat: 7.8g
  • Saturated fat: 2.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.8g
  • Protein: 31.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 33.1g
  • Fiber: 2.3g
  • Cholesterol: 66mg
  • Iron: 3.5mg
  • Sodium: 957mg
  • Calcium: 40mg

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