Posted in Beef, Grilling

Play date for dinner


My girlfriend and her son came over for dinner tonight.  I am not too familiar with what her son eats so I asked her in advance what he likes.  After talking with her, I thought it would be best to keep things simple and decided on hamburgers for dinner.  To keep dinner low fat, I combined half the burger meat with 93% lean ground beef and half with ground turkey breast.  I use ground turkey breast because it only has 1 gram of fat per serving instead of 7 grams in ground turkey meat.  It is important to look at the packaging because the difference in fat is significant.

There isn’t much of a recipe to write of except that I added a little Worcestershire sauce and liquid smoke to add a nice grilled flavor.  If you want something easy or are not sure what your company likes, this is a simple recipe that you may like to try.

Enjoy & Happy Grilling!

Low Fat Hamburgers

Serves 6

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

1 pound 93% lean ground beef

1 pound ground turkey breast meat

¼ cup Worcestershire sauce

¼ teaspoon liquid smoke

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients.
  2. Form ground meat into 6 indivual burgers.
  3. Grill to medium (internal temperature should reach 165o).

Estimated Values per serving:

Calories = 220                                              Fat = 6 grams

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