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.
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
How to Make It
Divide beef into 2 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Rub olive oil on both sides of patties.
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 160ï¿½.
Combine green beans, white beans, kidney beans, carrot, bell pepper, and vinaigrette in a bowl; toss gently.
Serve burgers and a few lettuce leaves on whole-grain buns with bean salad on the side.
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