Lean ground beef is made into small patties for sliders and then served with a trio of different toppings.
Yield: 8 burgers
Preparation Time: and Total Time: 35-40 min
Yield: 8 burgers
Approximate Nutrient Content per serving:
|Calories From Fat:||54|
Mango-pineapple salsa topping using 93% lean ground beef. This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber, vitamin B6, vitamin B12 and iron.
Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements, products and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Tear one hamburger bun into pieces. Place in food processor or blender container. Cover; pulse on and off, to form fine crumbs.
Combine ground beef, 1/2 cup bread crumbs, onion, egg white, garlic, salt and pepper in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Lightly shape into eight 1/2- inch thick mini patties.
Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 8 to 9 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 9 to 10 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160 degrees F, turning occasionally. About 1 to1/2 minutes before burgers are done, place rolls, cut sides down, on grid. Grill until lightly toasted.
Serve burgers in buns with any of the topping variations, as desired.
Combine mango, pineapple, tomato, jalapeno pepper, mint, lime juice and salt in small bowl. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Makes 1 cup
Spicy Caramelized Onions:
Heat olive oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add yellow onion and red or green jalapeno peppers or sweet red bell peppers. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-low; stir in 1/2 teaspoon cumin. Cook 15 to 18 minutes or until onions are very tender and golden brown, stirring frequently. Season with salt, as desired.
Makes 1 1/2 cups
Creamy Yogurt-Feta Sauce:
Combine Greek yogurt, feta cheese, onion and oregano in small bowl. Season with salt and pepper, as desired. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Makes about 3/4 cup
Test Kitchen Tips:
To broil burgers, preheat broiler. Place burgers on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 2 to 3 inches from heat element.
Broil 9 to 10 minutes to medium (160 degrees F) doneness, turning the burgers once.
Place buns, cut sides up, on broiler pan so surface is 2 to 3 inches from heat element. Broil 45 to 60 seconds or until lightly toasted.
Additional Nutritional Info (per serving):
Spicy Caramelized Onion topping using 93% lean ground beef:
257 calories; 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat); 38 mg cholesterol; 443 mg sodium; 30 g carbohydrate; 4.6 g fiber; 18 g protein; 6.2 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 1.1 mcg vitamin B12; 2.7 mg iron; 34.1 mcg selenium; 4.0 mg zinc; 55.6 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber, vitamin B12, iron and choline.
Creamy Yogurt-Feta sauce using 93% lean ground beef (not pictured):
242 calories; 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat); 40 mg cholesterol; 511 mg sodium; 27 g carbohydrate; 3.8 g fiber; 19 g protein; 6.1 mg niacin; 0.3 mg vitamin B6; 1.2 mcg vitamin B12; 2.6 mg iron; 34.4 mcg selenium; 4.1 mg zinc; 55.2 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber, vitamin B6, iron and choline.
Test Kitchen Tips:
Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
Recipe courtesy of National Cattlemen's Beef Association on behalf of The Beef Checkoff
Please note that some ingredients and brands may not be available in every store.