Beef Sliders with Lettuce, Tomato and Cucumber

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Beef Sliders with Lettuce, Tomato and Cucumber

These Simple Cooking with Heart, American mini-burgers are certainly a popular food trend, and they can be a healthier choice than a large fully-loaded burger!

Ingredients

Servings  6  

  • 1 1/4 pounds extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 medium onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic (finely chopped)
  • 3 small tomatoes, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1 head romaine (or other lettuce), separated into leaves
  • Cooking spray
  • 12 whole-wheat slider buns

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl mix ground meat, egg, onion, black pepper and garlic.
  2. Form patties about 2 inches across and set on a plate.
  3. Coat a heavy skillet with cooking spray and heat to medium heat. Add the sliders and cook 2-3 minutes per side.
  4. When sliders are ready, remove from heat and serve on a bun with lettuce, a slice of tomato and a slice of cucumber.

Keep it Healthy: You can use extra lean/lean ground turkey instead of beef. You can serve with raw veggie sticks instead of fries.

This dressing does not need added salt, since the mustard has salt in it.

Tip: Your children can help set out the ingredients, and depending on their age, help wash the lettuce, cut the tomatoes and cucumbers and assemble the sliders with the vegetables.

Nutrition Facts

Beef Sliders with Lettuce, Tomato and Cucumber

CaloriesCalories

345 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

29g Per Serving

FiberFiber

9g Per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Calories 345
Total Fat 7.9 g
Saturated Fat 2.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.4 g
Cholesterol 81 mg
Sodium 443 mg
Total Carbohydrate 44 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Sugars 10 g
Protein 29 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 1/2 starch, 2 vegetable, 3 lean meat

 

These Simple Cooking with Heart, American mini-burgers are certainly a popular food trend, and they can be a healthier choice than a large fully-loaded burger!

Nutrition Facts

Beef Sliders with Lettuce, Tomato and Cucumber

CaloriesCalories

345 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

29g Per Serving

FiberFiber

9g Per Serving
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Calories 345
Total Fat 7.9 g
Saturated Fat 2.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.4 g
Cholesterol 81 mg
Sodium 443 mg
Total Carbohydrate 44 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Sugars 10 g
Protein 29 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 1/2 starch, 2 vegetable, 3 lean meat

Ingredients

Servings  6  

  • 1 1/4 pounds extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 medium onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic (finely chopped)
  • 3 small tomatoes, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1 head romaine (or other lettuce), separated into leaves
  • Cooking spray
  • 12 whole-wheat slider buns

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. In a large bowl mix ground meat, egg, onion, black pepper and garlic.
  2. Form patties about 2 inches across and set on a plate.
  3. Coat a heavy skillet with cooking spray and heat to medium heat. Add the sliders and cook 2-3 minutes per side.
  4. When sliders are ready, remove from heat and serve on a bun with lettuce, a slice of tomato and a slice of cucumber.

Keep it Healthy: You can use extra lean/lean ground turkey instead of beef. You can serve with raw veggie sticks instead of fries.

This dressing does not need added salt, since the mustard has salt in it.

Tip: Your children can help set out the ingredients, and depending on their age, help wash the lettuce, cut the tomatoes and cucumbers and assemble the sliders with the vegetables.

 


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