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Low Fat Burgers

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For these low fat burgers, choose extra-lean ground beef, which contains 5% fat by weight, compared with 25-30% fat in regular ground beef. Adding tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce and some minced onion ensures these low fat patties make moist burgers. Serve on whole grain or sourdough buns, with a range of low fat condiments.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound extra-lean ground beef (95% lean)
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 tbsp fresh chopped minced parsley
  • 2 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 egg white

Preparation:

Combine ingredients in a large bowl using a fork. When combined, form 4 patties, 3/4-inch thick.

Broil or grill for 5-6 minutes per side, to an internal temperature of 160 degrees.

Per Serving: Calories 159, Calories from Fat 51, Total Fat 5.7g (Sat 3g), Cholesterol 70mg, Sodium 139mg, Carbohydrate 2g, Fiber 0.3g, Protein 25.1g

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