Better Burger with Green Olives

2008 Ellie Krieger, All Rights Reserved
TOTAL TIME: 25 min
Prep: 15 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 10 min
 
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey or beef (at least 90 percent lean)
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pitted green olives (2 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Cooking spray
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Directions

Combine the turkey or beef, olives, parsley, cumin, and pepper in a mixing bowl and mix until well incorporated. Shape into 4 burgers.

Spray a grill pan with cooking spray and preheat over a medium-high heat or prepare an outdoor grill. Cook for about 5 minutes on each side, until cooked through.

Serving suggestion: Serve on whole-wheat buns, garnished with slices of tomato and lettuce, with ketchup and mustard on the side.

Serving size 1 burger

(Turkey)

Calories 145; Total Fat 4 g; (Sat Fat 0 g, Mono Fat 1.5 g, Poly Fat 0.5 g) ; Protein 28 g; Carb 1.5 g; Fiber 0 g; Cholesterol 45 mg; Sodium 305 mg
Excellent source of: Protein, Niacin, Vitamin B12, Vitamin K, Manganese, Selenium, Zinc

Good source of: Fiber, Iron

(Beef)

Calories 155; Total Fat 7 g; (Sat Fat 1.5 g, Mono Fat 3.5 g, Poly Fat 1 g) ; Protein 22 g; Carb 1 g; Fiber 0 g; Cholesterol 60 mg; Sodium 305 mg

Excellent source of: Protein, Vitamin K, Manganese, Selenium
Good source of: Fiber, Iron

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