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Grilled Burger & Three-Bean Salad

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Total time 20 mins
Yield 2 servings (serving size: 1 burger and 1 cup salad)
With 29 grams of protein, this burger boasts plenty of metabolism boosters that will fill you up but won't fill you out.

Ingredients

  • 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 carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 (1 1/2-ounce) whole-grain hamburger buns
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat Italian vinaigrette
  • Romaine lettuce leaves
  • 4 tomato slices

Nutrition Information

  • calories 400
  • fat 11 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 4 g
  • polyfat 2 g
  • protein 29 g
  • carbohydrate 50 g
  • fiber 12 g
  • cholesterol 45 mg
  • sodium 580 mg

How to Make It

  1. Divide beef into 2 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty.

  2. Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Place patties in pan; cook 6 minutes each side or until a meat thermometer inserted into middle of burger reads 160°.

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

  4. On the bottom of each bun, place a few lettuce leaves and 2 slices tomato; top with burger and other half of bun. Serve bean salad alongside burgers.

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