With a touch of sweet from the mango, savory from the bacon, plus a creamy avocado spread, this healthy slider recipe with takes burgers to a whole new level. Double the avocado mayo and use it for your next BLT.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2016

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Ingredients

Avocado Mayo
Sliders

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat grill to medium-high.

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  • To prepare mayo: Combine avocado, mayonnaise, scallion, lime zest and a pinch of salt in a mini food processor. Puree until smooth.

  • To prepare sliders: Combine beef, Worcestershire, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Form into 6 patties, about 3 inches in diameter.

  • Oil the grill rack (see Tip). Grill the burgers until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the center registers 160 degrees F, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Grill onion until lightly browned and tender, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

  • Assemble each burger on a bun with a generous 1 tablespoon each of the Avocado Mayo, bacon, onion, mango, kale and sprouts.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Press plastic wrap directly on the surface of the Avocado Mayo (Step 2) and refrigerate for up to 4 hours.

To oil a grill rack, oil a folded paper towel, hold it with tongs and rub it over the rack. (Do not use cooking spray on a hot grill.)

Nutrition Facts

328 calories; protein 21.1g 42% DV; carbohydrates 24.2g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 2.8g 11% DV; sugars 6.3g; fat 16.9g 26% DV; saturated fat 4.3g 22% DV; cholesterol 54.5mg 18% DV; vitamin a iu 432.4IU 9% DV; vitamin c 12.1mg 20% DV; folate 33mcg 8% DV; calcium 65.2mg 7% DV; iron 2.9mg 16% DV; magnesium 26.3mg 9% DV; potassium 429.8mg 12% DV; sodium 415.4mg 17% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 7% DV; added sugar 3g.