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Recipe: Low Fat Burger with Show Stopper Topper

Recipe: Low Fat Burger with Show Stopper Topper

Low Fat Burger with Show Stopper Topper

1/2 pound extra lean ground beef
1/2 pound lean ground turkey (skinless)
2 tablespoons minced onions
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 egg white
1 tablespoon ketchup
1 teaspoon lite Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon each chili powder and celery seeds
1/4 teaspoon each ground cumin, salt, and black pepper
4 hamburger rolls

Combine all burger ingredients (beef through black pepper) in a large bowl. Mix well (using your hands works best). Divide into 4 equal portions. Shape each portion into a 1/2 inch thick patty. Separate patties using wax paper. This also makes it easier to transfer them to the grill.

Prepare grill. Cook burgers 4-5 minutes on each side, or until desired doneness is reached. Baste with your favorite barbeque sauce.

Serve on hamburger rolls with your favorite toppings. Makes 4 servings.

Show Stopper Burger Topper

This salsa is a snap to make and tastes fabulous on grilled burgers or grilled chicken sandwiches.

2 cups seeded and diced tomatoes
3/4 cup diced onions
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
2 teaspoons lime juice
1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
Salt and pepper to taste

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Mix well. Allow to stand for 30 minutes for flavors to develop. Spoon salsa over hot burgers.

Makes about 2 cups.

HINT: Top your burger with non-fat or low-fat cheese slices instead of the regular kind and save about 7 grams of fat per burger.

Burger Per Serving 307 calories, 9.5g fat, 23g carbohydrate, 506 mg sodium, 70 mg cholesterol

Salsa: Per Serving (2 tablespoon) 9 calories, 0 cholesterol

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