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  • Serves: 4 Burgers

Chili Burgers

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Category: Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 sl Firm white bread, torn into
  • Pieces
  • 2 tb Each tomato paste and water
  • 3/4 lb Lean ground beef
  • 2/3 c Canned black beans, drained,
  • Rinsed and coarsely chopped
  • 2 tb Chopped fresh cilantro or
  • Parsley
  • 1 ts Dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Freshly ground black pepper
  • To taste
  • 1 ts Canola oil
  • 1 sm Onion, peeled and finely
  • Chopped
  • 1 md Clove garlic, peeled and
  • Minced
  • 1 Jalapeno pepper, stemmed,
  • Seeded and minced
  • 2 ts Ground cumin
  • 4 Onion hamburger rolls, split
  • And toasted
  • Shredded lettuce for garnish
  • 1/2 c Tomato salsa


1. Use a fork to mash the bread with the tomato paste and water to a
paste-like consistency. Add beef, beans, cilantro or parsley, thyme, salt
and pepper.

2. In a nonstick skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and saute 3
minutes. Add garlic, jalapeno and cumin; saute until fragrant, about 2
minutes more. (If the mixture becomes too dry, add a tablespoon of water.)
Let cool. Add to the meat mixture and mix thoroughly but lightly with your

3. Shape into four 3/4-inch-thick patties. Grill or broil on a lightly
oiled rack until browned and cooked through.

4. Serve on toasted onion rolls with lettuce and salsa.

Data per burger: Calories.....405 Carbohydrates.....41g Monounsaturated
fat.....7g Protein......26g Sodium..........962mg Polyunsaturated
fat.....2g Fat..........15g Saturated fat......5g

From "The Eating Well Rush Hour Cookbook"

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