These low-fat burgers are made with extra-lean ground beef and topped with reduced-fat cheese. To keep the lean burgers moist and juicy, finely chopped mushrooms are added to the meat mixture.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
12 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim mushrooms. Place in food processor with scallion. Pulse until finely chopped. Scrape into bowl; combine with beef, bread crumbs, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Shape into four patties.

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  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add burgers and cover with a sheet of foil. Cook 6 minutes. Uncover burgers and flip over. Cover; cook 5 more minutes. Uncover pan and top burgers with cheese. Cook 1 minute until cheese is melted and burgers register 160 F on an instant-read thermometer.

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  • Transfer burgers to toasted muffins and top with arugula. Serve with carrot and celery sticks.

Note:
  • If desired, cut calories and up fiber by purchasing one of the new brands of lower-calorie whole-wheat muffins.

Nutrition Facts

394 calories; total fat 10g; saturated fat 4g; cholesterol 70mg; sodium 946mg; carbohydrates 41g; fiber 3g; protein 35g.

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