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Friday, October 14, 2011

Fit Food Friday! California Burger with Avocados!

My dear friends! It is finally Friday! I always look forward to Fridays (even on Mondays haha).

I have a super yummy recipe and HEALTHY recipe for you to today! I made it this week and it was delicious and easy to make. I have to give it to Jillian Michaels...I am so surprised by the recipes in her Book "Making the Cut".  After I learned what "Smart Start" was...making her recipes were as easy as pie! Read here to learn how I learned about Smart Start"!


California Burger


Ingredients:
1/2 cup chopped shallots
1 teaspoon low sodium worchestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3 garlic cloves, minced
2.5 pounds of the leanest turkey ground turkey meat
cooking spray
10 tablespoons Dijon mustard
10 wheat hamburger buns
lettuce leaves
10 slices red onion
2 peeled avacados, sliced into 10 pieces
3 cups alfalfa sprouts

I know! It looks like alot but its so easy!
You can cook the patties on the grill or in a large fry pan like I did.
1. Heat your pan or grill to medium-high.
2. to prepare patties, combine the first 6 ingredients (shallots thru turkey meat) and mix well. Divide mixture into equal portions, then shape each into a 1/2 inch thick pattie. Spray your pan with cooking spray and cook patties about 5 minutes on each side or until they are done in the middle.
3. Spread 1 tablespoon of mustard on the bottom bun, then layer each burger with an onion slice an avocado slice and 1/3 cup of sprouts (i couldnt fina any at my store so i did use them).

These would be great paired with Sweet Potato Fries!

I want to let everyone know...BE SURE to tune in on Monday! My friend at Me & My Boys have a great treat for you! And you won't want to miss it! In the meantime, you should check out her Blog HERE. Its super fun and crafty! 

I hope everyone has wonderful weekend!
Manda

9 comments:

  1. That looks delish! I think I MIGHT try it this weekend or next week!

    Have a great day!

    xoxo

    ps.com I grabbed your button :)

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  2. hi love :)
    that burger looks amazing
    =) i also posted a recipe today
    the grilled cheese sandwich looked
    amazing haha i have to try it

    i hope you enjoy your weekend,
    you get to relax, and enjoy the hubby

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  3. I love burgers with avocado! I'll try this out for sure! :)

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  4. Yumm, that sounds delish! I still need to try the recipes from that book. Do you like the workouts?

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  5. Burgers and avocado are the best together! and worchestershire is my secret ingredient in all of my burgers. I'm totally following your blog. Want to do a button swap? :)

    Bekah
    If Work Permits

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  6. Yummmy.. Gotta make this soon!!

    ~Anya

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  7. Wow, these look terrific..Nom Nom Nom..I'm officially following ya from tempt my tummy tuesdays..Loving your blog..I'm Marilyn via http://theartsygirlconnection.blogspot.com . Really hope you can stop in and say hello sometime..TY..

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