Stealthy healthy burger


  • Prep Time15 mins
  • Total Time35 mins
  • Makes4 Servings
Stealthy healthy burger

Roberto Caruso

Chatelaine Triple Tested


  • 1 egg

  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard

  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 500 g medium ground beef

  • 1 avocado, peeled and sliced

  • 1 cup packed mâche greens

  • 1/4 cup sliced banana peppers

  • 1/4 cup coriander sprouts, or cilantro

  • 4 multi-grain buns, cut in half horizontally

  • 1/2 cup Greek-yogurt chipotle sauce


  • Preheat barbecue to medium. Whisk egg with Dijon, Worcestershire and salt in a large bowl. Season with fresh pepper. Add beef. Gently mix together. Shape into 4 burgers, each about 1/2 in. thick. Press a shallow depression in centre of each to help keep their shape while cooking.

  • Oil grill and barbecue burgers, lid closed, until cooked through, 5 to 7 min per side. Stack patty, 2 tbsp Greek-Yogurt-Chipotle Sauce, avocado, mâche, peppers and sprouts between buns.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 537, Protein 36g, Carbohydrates 45g, Fat 24g, Fibre 8g, Sodium 971mg.


Greek-yogurt-chipotle sauce

1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt 2 tbsp finely chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce 1/4 tsp Dijon mustard 1/8 tsp salt

Stir yogurt with chipotle, Dijon and salt in a bowl. Season with pepper.

Makes 1/2 cup | Per tbsp 14 calories, 2 g protein, 2 g carbs, 82 mg sodium.