Skinny Kale Burgers

Skinny Kale Burgers

Enjoy Kale Burgers the traditional way with all the trimmings, or all by themselves.  They’re delicious either way.

Skinny Kale Burgers

Skinny Kale Burgers

Yields: 4 servings | Calories: 235 | Total Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fat: 0 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Carbohydrates: 40 g | Sodium: 117 mg | Dietary Fiber: 8 g | Sugars: 5 g | Protein: 11 g | SmartPoints: 7

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch curly kale, remove from center stem, chop into small pieces (use a food processor if available)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1 carrot, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Kosher or sea salt to taste
  • 2 eggs whites
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs (recipe for homemade bread crumbs)
  • 2 tablespoons flour (I used White Whole Wheat which is not enriched), plus more if needed

Directions

Add 2 teaspoons oil to a medium skillet, heat to medium, sauté onion and carrots until tender, about 4 minutes. Add finely chopped kale and sauté until wilted, about 2 minutes. Add garlic, black pepper, red pepper flakes, dried thyme and salt, sauté one additional minute.

Rinse skillet and add the remaining 2 teaspoons of oil.

Add all ingredients to a medium mixing bowl and stir to combine. Shape into 4 patties.

Tip: Add additional flour one teaspoon at a time, if needed to hold mixture together.

Heat skillet to medium heat, add patties and cook until browned on both sides, approximately 6 minutes per side.

NOTE: This recipe can also be made into meatless meatballs.

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