Zeus Burgers Recipe
Zeus Burgers Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Publisher Photo
Publisher Photo
“I always eat healthy meals and am not afraid to experiment with food. I put together some common Greek ingredients and really liked this combination. Hope you do, too. These burgers are delicious with roasted-garlic ciabatta rolls!” Lori Ann Panchisin - Ormond Beach, FL
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • BURGERS:
  • 1/4 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 4 hamburger buns, split

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, oregano and salt. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
In a large bowl, combine the spinach, cheese, lemon juice, pine nuts, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear.
Toast buns on for 1 minute or until lightly browned. Serve burgers on buns with reserved sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Zeus Burgers in Healthy Cooking June/July 2009, p57

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 335 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 669mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 28g protein.

  • 3 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • BURGERS:
  • 1/4 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  1. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, oregano and salt. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, cheese, lemon juice, pine nuts, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  3. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear.
  4. Toast buns on for 1 minute or until lightly browned. Serve burgers on buns with reserved sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Zeus Burgers in Healthy Cooking June/July 2009, p57

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again


Reviews forZeus Burgers

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Sort By :

Average Rating
MY REVIEW
ngiebelhaus User ID: 4167491 157652
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2011

"These burgers are very tasty. I made them with ground chicken and they were delicious. The sauce is great and some of my quests used it as a dip."

MY REVIEW
hmillay@yahoo.com User ID: 3913704 141605
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2010

"Delicious! We subbed ground turkey and added lettuce & tomato on top. The flavors are fantastic - especially the sauce."

MY REVIEW
Hiker94 User ID: 766599 141604
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2010

"A new favorite. So fabulous and fast!"

Loading Image
Mediabong Goes Here