Beef Burger with Avocado Salsa

Topping this burger with avocado adds creaminess, and since it’s packed with monounsaturated fat, it can help lower cholesterol, reduce risk of heart disease and keep blood glucose in check.

burger with avocado salsa
Beef Burger with Avocado Salsa
Beef Burger with Avocado Salsa
Servings
4servings
Servings
4servings
Ingredients
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Instructions
    Salsa
    1. Chop and combine an avocado, a medium tomato, a small onion, a jalapeño pepper and a small handful of cilantro. Mix in a squeeze of lime juice.
    Burgers
    1. Mix 400 g extra-lean ground beef, ½ cup (125 mL) panko bread crumbs and an egg. Form into four patties. Grill about five minutes per side, or until cooked to desired doneness.
    2. Place each patty on a grilled whole-wheat bun and top with a large spoonful of salsa.
    Recipe Notes

    Per serving: 365 calories, 28 g protein, 15 g fat (4 g satur­ated fat), 30 g carbohydrates, 6 g fibre, 62 mg cholesterol, 321 mg sodium

    Originally Published in Best Health Canada