Monday, April 13, 2009

Bean & 'Bello Burger from Fitness

Serves 4

4 tablepsoons canola oil
2 medium portobellos, diced
1/2 red onion, diced
1/2 green bell pepper, cored, seeded and diced
1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 egg whites
1 tablespoon honey mustard
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
6 tablespoons dried breadcrumbs
4 whole-wheat buns
1/2 cup barbecue sauce
4 lettuce leaves
4 tomato slices
Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook mushrooms, onion and bell pepper, stirring occasionally, until pepper begins to soften, 4 to 5 minutes. Add beans, paprika, garlic powder and black pepper. Cook, smashing beans with the back of a spoon, 1 to 2 minutes more. Transfer mixture to a bowl and mix in eggs, mustard, Worcestershire sauce and breadcrumbs. Form into 4 patties. Wipe out skillet; heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat and cook burgers until brown and firm, 6 to 7 minutes per side. Place on buns; top each with 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce, a lettuce leaf and a tomato slice.

The skinny
475 calories per serving
18.2 g fat (1.5 g saturated)
61.4 g carbs
11.2 g fiber
17.9 g protein

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