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Healthy Burger Recipes

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Inside-Out Cheeseburgers

Why put the cheese on top of the burger when half of it just melts off? Instead, form the burger around the cheese so you can char the meat and safeguard the more delicate flavors. Use any mixture of hard or semihard cheeses--Emmentaler and Gouda or Asiago and Parmigiano-Reggiano also pair well.

» Inside-Out Cheeseburgers

Cherry Burgers

Mixing dried cherries into ground beef reduces fat and increases antioxidants. Serve the burgers with your favorite garnishes.

» Cherry Burgers

"Fajita" Burgers

This healthy burger recipe features a spicy fajita burger slathered with a spicy chipotle mayonnaise and topped with roasted Anaheim peppers and a delicious slaw. Serve it on an oblong bun.

» "Fajita" Burgers

Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers

These tasty turkey burgers, served on toasted focaccia and dressed with marinara sauce, are reminiscent of a sausage pizza. Shredded mozzarella combined with fresh basil melts beautifully inside these gems.

» Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers

Spanish Pork Burgers

This Spanish-themed burger is boldly flavored with sautéed onions (which keep it moist), paprika, garlic and green olives. The creamy mayonnaise spread is tangy with lemon and a hint of earthy saffron.

» Spanish Pork Burgers

Bean Burgers with Spicy Guacamole

These bean burgers will even please carnivores. The cornmeal coating gives a pleasant crunch and smoked paprika, cumin, cilantro and guacamole add Southwestern flavor.

» Bean Burgers with Spicy Guacamole

Turkey Sausage & Peppers Burger

If you love the classic flavors of the Italian sausage and peppers sandwich, this healthy burger recipe, inspired by that flavor combination, is for you. If you don’t have a grill basket, fold a 24-inch piece of heavy-duty foil in half and crimp up the edges to create a lip; this will prevent the vegetables from sliding through the grill rack.

» Turkey Sausage & Peppers Burger


We love a good, juicy burger, and if you make them with lean meat and keep an eye on portion size, they can be part of a healthy eating plan too. Our healthy burger recipes let you enjoy a juicy burger without the guilt. If you’re bored with your current burger recipe, try experimenting with fish, vegetables and grains, as well as herbs, spices—even fruit! Your family will love a turkey burger stuffed with mozzarella cheese and topped with marinara sauce. Or skip the frozen veggie burgers and make veggie burgers from scratch—it’s easier than you think and much more delicious. Get inspired with these delicious new burger recipes.

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I love that Crab burger! Just great!

Darlene Todgham, Oshawa, On

Anonymous

09/01/2009 - 3:00pm

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