Gorgeous Veggie Burgers


Sometimes you just gotta have a burger; however don't want all the fat and calories. This beautiful burger is easy to make, delicious and nutritious.  Enjoy!

Makes: 4 burgers
Prep: 15 minutes - Grill: 8 minutes

Ingredients
1 10-ounce package frozen soy burgers
3 tablespoons canned vegetable broth
1 8-ounce can pineapple slices (juice pack)
1/2 of a medium red onion, sliced
4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
4 slices fat-free process or reduced-fat Swiss cheese (4 ounces)
4 tablespoons bottled fat-free thousand island salad dressing
4 leaves leaf lettuce

Directions:
For a charcoal grill, grill burgers on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 8 minutes, turning once halfway through grilling and brushing with vegetable broth several times. Add pineapple and onion slices to grill for the last 3 minutes of grilling time, turning once halfway through grilling. Add bun, split side down, to grill for the last 1 minute of grilling time. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place patties on grill rack over heat. Cover and grill as above.)

Serve burgers on grilled buns, topped with pineapple, onion, cheese, salad dressing, and lettuce.

Nutrition per burger:
Calories 339
Total Fat (g) 5
Saturated Fat (g) .6
Monounsaturated Fat (g) 1
Polyunsaturated Fat (g) 1
Sodium (mg) 889
Carbohydrate (g) 56
Total Sugar (g) 18
Fiber (g) 8
Protein (g) 21
Vitamin C (DV%) 13
Calcium (DV%) 26
Iron (DV%) 20
Original recipe from: http://my.hearthealthyonline.com

3 comments:

  1. That sounds wonderful! I had a great turkey burger years ago that was ground turkey mixed with some type of stove top or other stuffing mix, egg, etc. It was so moist and delicious. Have to see if I can find the recipe again. You got me craving it! Have a nice weekend Marie!

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  2. I have to admit that I have never tried a soy burger before, but this recipe looks delicious and you have inspired me to give it a try. Thank you!

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