Grilled Caesar Burgers
Prep time: 10 minutes*
Cook time: 8 minutes
Per serving: 360 calories, 14g fat, 5g saturated fat, 80mg cholesterol, 600mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 31g protein
1 lb. 93% lean ground beef
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan
3 tbsp. creamy light Caesar dressing
3 tbsp. garlic–herb seasoned bread crumbs
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
4 whole-wheat hamburger buns, split
Toppings (optional): Additional Caesar dressing, roasted red pepper strips, lettuce leaves
- In a medium bowl combine beef, Parmesan, Caesar dressing, bread crumbs and red pepper flakes; mix well. Form into 4 patties about 3/4-inch thick.
- Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium-high (350°F to 400°F). Grill, covered, 4 to 6 minutes per side or to desired doneness. Place burgers in buns. Top with additional dressing, red pepper strips and lettuce (if desired), and serve.
Make it a meal: Serve with sweet potato chips and cubed melon.
Culinary: Caesar Dressing
Traditional Caesar salad dressing is made by mixing egg yolks, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, garlic, mustard, anchovies and olive oil.
Nutrition: Beef Handling Tip
Keep raw meat and juices away from other foods in your shopping cart, grocery bags and refrigerator, and during preparation.