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Garlic-Thyme Burgers with Grilled Tomato

Cooking Light JUNE 2010

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 burger)
  • Total:20 Minutes


  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 3/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound ground sirloin
  • 4 (1/2-inch-thick) slices beefsteak tomato
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 4 (2-ounce) Kaiser rolls or other sandwich rolls
  • 4 baby romaine lettuce leaves


1. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Combine first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Add patties to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove patties from pan. Add tomato slices to pan; cook 1 minute on each side. Spread about 3/4 teaspoon mustard over bottom half of each roll; top each with 1 lettuce leaf, 1 patty, 1 tomato slice, and top half of roll.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 354
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated fat: 4.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.5g
  • Protein: 28.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 30.9g
  • Fiber: 1.9g
  • Cholesterol: 73mg
  • Iron: 4.7mg
  • Sodium: 591mg
  • Calcium: 101mg

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