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Grilled Burgers & 3-Bean Salad

Jim Bathie
Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Yield Makes: 2 servings
If you're grilling out any time this summer, add this tasty entrée to your menu. With less than 400 calories, these burgers are a healthy and savory option for the whole family.

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 chopped carrot
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat Italian vinaigrette
  • Romaine lettuce leaves
  • 2 (11/2-ounce) whole-grain hamburger buns

Nutrition Information

  • calories 390
  • fat 11 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • monofat 3.5 g
  • polyfat 1.5 g
  • protein 28 g
  • carbohydrate 48 g
  • fiber 11 g
  • cholesterol 45 mg
  • sodium 580 mg
  • 2.3 g

How to Make It

  1. Divide beef into 2 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Rub olive oil on both sides of patties.

  2. Heat a nonstick skillet or grill pan over medium heat. Place patties in pan; cook 6 minutes on each side, or until a meat thermometer inserted into middle of burger registers 160�.

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

  4. Serve burgers and a few lettuce leaves on whole-grain buns with bean salad on the side.

Cook's Notes

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