Burger on a Salad Four Ways

Total Recipe Time: 30 minutes

Makes 4 Servings


Try a nutritious twist on an American favorite! This recipe offers four variations to a tasty burger salad. A cooked Ground Beef patty on top of greens with toppings. How easy is that? 


 

Ingredients:

      • Greek Variation:
        • 4 cooked (leftover) Ground Beef burgers 3 ounces each
        • 2 cups chopped unpeeled English cucumber
        • 2 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
        • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
        • 1/2 cup diced red onion
        • 1/2 cup reduced-fat Greek dressing, divided
        • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
        • 2 tablespoons finely chopped Kalamata olives


Instructions:

  1. Place Burgers on microwave-safe plate. Cover; microwave on HIGH 1-1/2 to 2 minutes until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 165°F. Let stand 1 minute.

  2. Combine cucumber, lettuce, tomatoes and onion in large bowl. Toss with 1/4 cup dressing.

  3. Divide lettuce mixture evenly onto four plates. Top with burgers. Drizzle evenly with remaining 1/4 cup dressing or serve on the side, as desired. Garnish with cheese and olives.

    American Variation:
    Prepare recipe as directed above, substituting 1 cup chopped avocado for cucumber, reduced-fat Thousand Island dressing for Greek dressing, reduced-fat shredded Cheddar cheese for feta and chopped dill pickles for olives.

    Asian Variation: 
    Prepare recipe as directed above, substituting thinly sliced Napa cabbage for lettuce, 1 cup diced red bell pepper and 1 cup sugar snap peas for tomatoes, reduced-fat Asian dressing for Greek dressing, chow mein noodles for feta and chopped dry roasted peanuts for olives.

    Mexican Variation: 
    Prepare recipe as directed above, substituting 1/2 cup corn kernels and 1/2 cup chopped mango for cucumber, salsa or reduced-fat Mexican dressing for Greek dressing, shredded reduced-fat pepper Jack cheese for feta and chopped cilantro or green onion for olives.

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