Skinny Cheeseburgers

Skinny Cheeseburgers
These low-fat burgers are made with extra-lean ground beef and topped with reduced-fat cheese. To keep the lean burgers moist and juicy, finely chopped mushrooms are added to the meat mixture.
Makes 4
Prep 5 m
Cook 12 m



  1. 1 of 3 Trim mushrooms. Place in food processor with scallion. Pulse until finely chopped. Scrape into bowl; combine with beef, bread crumbs, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Shape into four patties.
  2. 2 of 3 Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add burgers and cover with a sheet of foil. Cook 6 minutes. Uncover burgers and flip over. Cover; cook 5 more minutes. Uncover pan and top burgers with cheese. Cook 1 minute until cheese is melted and burgers register 160 F on an instant-read thermometer.
  3. 3 of 3 Transfer burgers to toasted muffins and top with arugula. Serve with carrot and celery sticks.


  1. 1 of 1 If desired, cut calories and up fiber by purchasing one of the new brands of lower-calorie whole-wheat muffins.
Nutrition Information for Skinny Cheeseburgers
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Per Serving: 3 g fiber, 4 g sat. fat, 70 mg chol., 35 g pro., 394 kcal cal., 10 g Fat, total, 41 g carb., 946 mg sodium