Low Calorie Weeknight Burger

A quick and easy lower calorie burger.

1 serving

Time: 10 mins

Ethan ChlebowskiBy Ethan Chlebowski

Comes in around 400 calories and still satisfies my burger craving. This is great as a snack or meal.

Ethan Chlebowski

Ethan Chlebowski

CREATOR

Ingredients

  • Beef patty

    • ground beef
      , 90/10
      125 g
    • american cheese
      1 slice
    • salt
  • Bun & toppings

    • hamburger buns
      1
    • ketchup
    • dijon mustard
    • red onions
      , diced
    • pickles
      , sliced
    • lettuce
      , shredded

Method

Step 1: Sear & smash the patty

Heat a griddle or a pan to high heat.

Shape the ground beef into a ball and place on the griddle. Sprinkle salt on top of the patty and smash it into the griddle, making it flat.

on one side until and crispy. Flip over the patty and place the slice of cheese on top. Cook the patty until browned on the other side, and the cheese has begun to melt.

Step 2: Assemble the burger

Add a squirt of ketchup and dijon to the bun and spread evenly. Add the diced onions, pickles, lettuce, and the cooked patty. Close the burger and enjoy.

LET'S COOK!

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