My Favorite Burger Recipe

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My Favorite Burger Recipe
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My Favorite Burger Recipe

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“After having a burger similar to this at a diner years ago, I tried to lighten it up without losing the great flavors. Now I can enjoy one more often without feeling guilty!” -Kristen Swihart – Perrysburg, Ohio
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Grill: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Grill: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup grated onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup sliced sweet onion
  • 4 kaiser rolls, split
  • 4 ounces fat-free cream cheese
  • 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the onion, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
Lightly oil the grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°.
Meanwhile, in a small skillet coated with cooking spray, cook and stir mushrooms and onion over medium heat until onion is golden brown. Grill rolls for 1-2 minutes or until lightly toasted.
Spread rolls with cream cheese; top with burgers and mushroom mixture. Sprinkle with bacon. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as My Favorite Burger in Healthy Cooking April/May 2009, p50

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 410 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 737mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 33g protein.

  • 1/4 cup grated onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup sliced sweet onion
  • 4 kaiser rolls, split
  • 4 ounces fat-free cream cheese
  • 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  1. In a large bowl, combine the onion, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  2. Lightly oil the grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small skillet coated with cooking spray, cook and stir mushrooms and onion over medium heat until onion is golden brown. Grill rolls for 1-2 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  4. Spread rolls with cream cheese; top with burgers and mushroom mixture. Sprinkle with bacon. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as My Favorite Burger in Healthy Cooking April/May 2009, p50

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dpeaches409 User ID: 5306053 209923
Reviewed May. 18, 2011

"For some reason it did not mark my rating correctly. It was great."

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dpeaches409 User ID: 5306053 157673
Reviewed May. 18, 2011

"Oh, this is a great recipe. To put my twist on it I chopped the onion put it inside the burger and cooked it. Delicious."

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