Healthy Recipes

Mustard-dill Burgers
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Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Reduced-fat sour cream 2 tablespoons
Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons
Fresh dill, chopped 1 tablespoon
90% lean ground beef ½ pound
Cooking spray
Whole-wheat burger buns, toasted 2
Tomato, sliced 1
Lettuce 2 leaves


Directions
  1. Combine sour cream, mustard, and dill in a medium bowl. Remove 2 tablespoons of the mustard-dill mixture and reserve for later. Gently combine remaining mustard-dill mixture and beef, and form into 2 (approximately ½-inch thick) burger patties.
  2. Prepare indoor or outdoor grill and coat with cooking spray. Grill burgers 6-8 minutes per side, until cooked through. Arrange mustard-dill sauce, burgers, tomato slices, and lettuce on burger buns and serve.

Exchanges
3 medium-fat meats; 2 starches

Side Suggestions: Macaroni Salad
Prepare 2 ounces elbow macaroni according to package directions and rinse with cold water. Cool. Combine cooked macaroni with 1 stalk diced celery, 2 tablespoons minced red onion, and 1 seeded and finely chopped plum tomato. Gently toss macaroni mixture with 1 tablespoon reduced-fat mayonnaise and 1 teaspoon cider or other light-colored vinegar. Season with 1/8 teaspoon salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 141 calories; 26 g carbohydrate; 3 g protein; 3 g fat (0.5 g sat); 4 g fiber; 226 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1 starch; 1 vegetable; 0.5 fat.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 347
Total Fat 14.5 g
Saturated Fat 5.5 g
Sodium 449 mg
Total Carbohydrate 27 g
Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
Protein 28 g
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