Beef and Barley Burgers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 488.3
  • Total Fat: 24.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 77.9 mg
  • Sodium: 866.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.9 g
  • Protein: 22.4 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    2 TBSP Olive Oil, Divided
    2 cloves Garlic
    1/2 C. Pearl Barley
    1 C (plus 2 TBSP) Water
    3/4 lb Lean Ground Beef
    1 TBSP Prepared Steak Sauce
    1 TSP Worcestershire Sauce
    1 TSP salt
    1/2 TSP Ground Black Pepper
    1 Egg, beaten
    1 Avacado, seeded and scooped out
    2 TBSP Fresh Lemon Juice
    1 TSP Coarse Garlic Salt
    1/4 TSP Asian Chili Sauce
    6 Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns, toasted
    6 Lettuce Leaves
    6 Slices of Tomato


In 1-qt saucepan, heat 1 TBSP olive oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Stir in barley; brown for 2 minutes, stirring. Add 1 cup of water and bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer, cover and cook 35 minutes. Cool. In large mixing bowl combine cold barley, ground beef, steak sauce, worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Mix to combine. Add egg and mix until mixture is blended. Form into 6 patties. In large skillet heat remaining 1 TBSP olive oil over medium-high heat. Add patties and cook for 4 minutes per side. In the meantime, combine avacado, garlic salt and chili sauce in bowl. Coarsely mash and set aside. To assemble hamburgers, spread base of each bun with avacado mixture. Top with lettuce leaf, tomato slice, burger and another spoonful of avacado mixture. Place on top of bun and serve.

(Makes 6 burgers)

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SWERVES_1.

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