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California Avocado Steakhouse Burger

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Total Time:

8min

Cook Time:

8min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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630
Calories
43 g
Total Fat
9 g
Dietary Fiber
26 g
Protein
40 g
Total Carbs
 California Avocado Steakhouse Burger

This beef and veggie burger adds extra produce to your burger patty making it more flavorful and juicy. Then it is topped with Fresh California Avocado, lettuce and tomato. It is great served with the Steakhouse Lite Ranch Sauce and fresh veggies like carrots and celery for dipping, making this a produce packed meal. This burger not only tastes good, it has beneficial nutrients like 20% Daily Value (DV) Vitamin C, 15% Calcium and 25% Iron plus 580 mg of potassium. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 dietary potassium can help lower blood pressure by blunting the adverse effects of sodium on blood pressure.

Ingredients

Serves: 4
1/4  cup  finely diced white onion
1/8  cup  finely diced bell pepper
2/5  cup  cut in half and thinly sliced white mushrooms
tsp.  steak sauce
lb.  lean ground beef
  whole wheat buns
tsp.  steak sauce
  leaves lettuce
  slices large beefsteak tomato
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and sliced
  batch Steakhouse Lite Ranch Sauce (optional, recipe below)
Tbsp.  light ranch dressing
Tbsp.  steak sauce

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados

Instructions

  1. In a bowl mix together the onion, bell pepper, mushrooms, steak sauce and lean ground beef. Mix very thoroughly with your hands to combine all ingredients.
  2. Divide the mixture into equal portions. With your hands press each portion into a ball and then shape into a patty.  
  3. In a sauté pan or on a flat griddle over medium low heat place the patties and grill for about 4 minutes, flip and grill an additional 4 minutes or until meat is thoroughly cooked.
  4. While beef and veggie burgers are grilling toast the buns.  
  5. Top each bun base with the beef and veggie burger, then drizzle each with ½ tsp. steak sauce. Top with the lettuce, tomato, Fresh California Avocado and bun top.  
  6. Optional: serve with Steakhouse Lite Ranch Sauce for dipping.

Steakhouse Lite Ranch Sauce Instructions:

  1. In a bowl mix together all ingredients for sauce.

Variation: A vegan veggie patty may be substituted for the beef and veggie Burger.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 630
Total Fat 43 g
Trans Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 13 g
Unsaturated Fat 18 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 mg
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Protein 26 g
Total Carbs 40 g
Cholesterol 90 mg
Sodium 860 mg
Potassium 580 mg
Total Sugar 5 g

Vitamin A 306 (IU); Vitamin 11 mg; Calcium 144 mg; Iron 4.6 mg; Vitamin D 0.5 (IU); Folate 82 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.14 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 20; Calcium 15%; Iron 25%
 

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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