Venango County Recipe of the Day: Zeus Burgers

| April 20, 2017

cook-1375788_1280A quick, healthy, and great-tasting burger

Zeus Burgers

Ingredients

Topping:

3 tbsp. fat-free mayonnaise
2 tsp. lemon juice
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 tsp. dried oregano
1/8 tsp. salt

Burgers:

1/4 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
2 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tbsp. pine nuts, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp. dried oregano
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 pound lean ground beef
4 hamburger buns, split

Directions

~In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, and salt. Cover and refrigerate until serving.

~In a large bowl, combine the spinach, cheese, lemon juice, pine nuts, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.

~Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5 to 7 minutes on each side.

~Toast buns on grill for 1 minute or until lightly browned. Serve burgers on buns with reserved sauce.


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