Dinner: Tuck into these low-cal feasts, and you'll forget you're even on a diet! 250 calories & under. This healthy, quick and easy recipe is featured in the dinner section of the new 5:2 Starter's Guide to The 2-Day Diet. The book provides a selection of over 100 tasty recipes to help you meet the daily 500 calorie allotment for the 2 days of intermittent fasting, as required by the 5:2 Diet.
For the fries
1 small potato (about 5 oz.)
Nonstick cooking spray
For the burgers
4 oz. venison steak, roughly chopped
1 tbsp. cream cheese
1 tsp. freshly chopped thyme
4 baby plum tomatoes, halved
2 small pickles, sliced
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut potato into fries. Place in boiling water for 5 mins. Drain and arrange on a baking sheet. Spray lightly with cooking spray. Bake in the center of the oven for 15 mins.
Place chopped venison, cream cheese, scallions, and thyme in a food processor, and process until blended. Shape into 2 burgers. Place on parchment paper.
Remove baking sheet with fries from oven; turn them over, and move to one side of sheet. Place parchment with burgers on the other side of it, and bake for 15 mins. Serve with tomatoes and pickles.
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