Healthy Eating
  • Northeast Wisconsin
  • January 2011
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Mini Feta Burgers with Greek Yogurt

Ingredients:

1 lb. ground round

4 oz. nonfat feta

1 clove garlic

2 T. shallot

¼ t. cumin

¼ t. cayenne

1 c. nonfat Greek yogurt

2 T. green onion (no white)

2 t. chives

1 t. fresh lemon juice (and zest)

Salt and cracked pepper

Fresh spinach

Directions:

1. Mince garlic, shallot, green onion and chives individually and set each aside.

2. Combine ground round, feta, garlic, shallot, cumin and cayenne in large bowl.

3. Form meat mixture into 1-1/2" mini burger patties, season with salt and pepper to taste and brown in skillet over medium heat.

4. Remove burgers from heat when desired wellness is achieved and place on a serving platter.

5. Whisk together yogurt, onion, chives, lemon juice and salt and pepper in bowl.

6. Top burgers with piece of rolled spinach.

7. Place a dollop of yogurt mixture to top of spinach and secure with toothpick.

8. Sprinkle with salt and cracked black pepper, chives and lemon zest.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Serves 10 (2 burgers each)

Calories 124

Total Fat 5.8g

Total Carbohydrates .5g

Protein 16.7g

Shana Conradt

Shana Conradt is co-founder, developer and nutrition specialist for BeWellCooking.com. She is the author of Getting Fit With Food: 101 Healthy Eating Recipes.

She was the founding partner of Ellipse Fitness/Ellipse Management Company; the co-founder of Livewell Yoga and personal trainer for Kristin Steede, a contestant on Season 7 of NBC's The Biggest Loser. Shana Conradt has been a fitness instructor, weight loss consultant, teacher, educator, counselor and competitive athlete for more than 15 years.

Website: bewellcooking.com
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