Chef Louie’s Blue Burgers

September 10, 2010

Chef Louie’s Blue Burgers

Chef Louie from Doug Stephan's Good Day Radio Show created this great recipe – everyone’s going to love this at your barbecue!

This recipe makes 4 servings.

Blue Burgers Ingredients:
Cooking spray 
1/2 cup finely chopped onion 
1 pound ground round 
3 tablespoons dry breadcrumbs 
2 tablespoons water 
1 egg white, lightly beaten 
1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled blue cheese 
1/4 cup fat-free sour cream 
4 English muffins, toasted 
4 lettuce leaves 
4 slices tomato

Coat a small nonstick skillet with cooking spray, place over medium heat until hot. 
Add onion, sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat, let cool. 
Combine onion, beef, breadcrumbs, water, and egg white in a large bowl, stirring well. 
Divide mixture into 8 equal portions, shaping into 1/2-inch-thick patties. 
Spoon 1 tablespoon cheese into the center of 4 patties and top with remaining patties. 
Press the edges together to seal. Prepare the grill. 
Place patties on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes on each side or until done. 
Spread 1 tablespoon sour cream over top half of each muffin, and set aside. 
Line bottom halves of muffins with lettuce leaves; top each with a tomato slice, a patty and top half of muffin. Enjoy!

The following nutritional analysis is based on one burger - recipe makes 4 burgers.

Nutrient Name Nutrient Value Unit Daily Value %
Calories 530     
Calories from Fat 240     
Total Fat 27  g   42% 
Saturated Fat 11  g   55% 
Trans Fat 1.5  g    
Cholesterol 85  mg   28% 
Sodium 550  mg   23% 
Carbohydrates 41  g   14% 
Dietary Fiber 3  g   12% 
Sugars 5  g    
Protein 30  g    
Vitamin A   IU   20% 
Vitamin C   mg   15% 
Calcium   mg   20% 
Iron   mg   30% 

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