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Dietician's Tip

Ask the butcher to grind skinless chicken breast to ensure leaner meat with less saturated fat.

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces ground chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 1 fresh chili pepper, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seed, crushed
  • 4 whole-wheat mini buns
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 tomato slices

Directions

Mix first 7 items together and refrigerate for 1 hour. Form into 4 patties. Grill or broil in oven until a minimum internal temperature of 165 F is reached.

Serve on small whole-wheat buns with lettuce and tomato.

Serving Information

Serves 4

Nutritional analysis per serving

Calories: 224
Total carbohydrate: 25 g
Cholesterol: 51 mg
Dietary fiber: 3 g
Monounsaturated fat: 2 g
Protein: 22 g
Saturated fat: < 1 g
Serving size: 1 burger on bun with lettuce and tomato
Sodium: 183 mg
Total fat: 4 g

DASH Eating Plan Servings

Grains and grain products: 1
Meats, poultry and fish: 1
Vegetables: 1

Diabetes Meal Plan Choices

Meat and meat substitutes: 2
Nonstarchy vegetables: 1
Starches: 1 1/2

Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid Servings

Carbohydrates: 1
Protein and dairy: 1
Vegetables: 1

Last Updated Jan 15, 2019


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