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Diabetic & Heart Healthy

Nothing says summer more than firing up the grill. Kick back and enjoy a healthy backyard cookout with this All-American lean burger topped with fresh vegetables and sparked with a touch of hot sauce.
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      • 1 lb 93% lean ground beef
      • 1/8 tsp salt
      • Black pepper to taste
      • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
      • 2 tsp hot sauce, to taste
      • 1/2 yellow or red onion, sliced
      • 4 whole wheat burger buns, split
      • 1 medium tomato, sliced


      • Lightly coat a grill rack or broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray and preheat.
      • In a large bowl, combine ground beef, salt, pepper, parsley and hot sauce. Form beef into 4 patties and refrigerate.
      • Grill onion slices, about 5 minutes, turning once, until onions are softened. Remove from heat and set aside. Grill burgers, about 8 minutes, turning once, until cooked medium well.
      • On the bottom of each roll layer a tomato slice, burger, grilled onion and top of each roll.

Nutrition Facts

Serves 4

Serving size: 1 burger (4 oz)

Per Serving: Calories: 402 Fat: 11g Saturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 66mg Sodium: 610mg Carbohydrates: 44g Fiber: 8g Protein: 33g

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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017

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Dietary Review: Jane Schwartz, RDN, CLT

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