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Bacon Guac Burger

Pile on the flavor, not the calories, with this deliciously lean burger

Ingredients:

  • Olive oil spray
  • 1 sprouted-grain hamburger bun
  • 6 oz extra-lean ground turkey
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tbsp whole-wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 slices extra-lean turkey bacon, cut in half
  • 1 slice light cheddar or Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup mixed greens or other lettuce
  • 1 slice tomato
  • 2 tbsp guacamole (look for one with 4g of fat or less per 2 tbsp serving)

Directions:

  1. <p class="p1">Preheat oven to 400&deg;. Line medium baking sheet with nonstick foil and lightly mist with spray. Wrap the bun in a separate sheet of foil to&nbsp;completely cover it.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1">In a bowl, using a fork, mix turkey, egg white, breadcrumbs, garlic, paprika, cayenne, and salt and form mixture into a patty. Place patty, bacon slices, and wrapped bun side by side on baking sheet and put in oven. Cook 10 minutes, flip bacon and patty, and cook additional 4&ndash;6 minutes until turkey is only slightly pink inside.</p><p class="p1">Remove bacon, place cheese on patty, and cook about 2 minutes until cheese is melted and patty is no longer pink inside.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1">Unwrap bun. Top bottom half with patty, bacon strips, lettuce, and tomato. Spread guac over underside of bun top and flip it atop the burger. Serve immediately.</p><p class="p1"><strong>The Numbers:</strong></p><p class="p1"><strong>Calories: </strong>586</p><p class="p1"><strong>Protein: </strong>69g</p><p class="p1"><strong>Carbs: </strong>46g</p><p class="p1"><strong>Fat: </strong>14g</p><p class="p1"><strong>Fiber: </strong>10g</p>

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