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Chef Mommie's Note:
This is a quote from the washingtonpost.com - "Blueberries add cancer-fighting antioxidants to the patties and may slightly reduce the fat content of burgers. They also help make burgers that are made from drier, leaner ground beef, chicken or turkey into a juicier product." When making this burger you can use fresh blueberries. Omit the freeze-dried and wait until you finish with step #3. Then add the blueberries folding in gently, being careful not to mash or break. The burger really looks good when you use the fresh berries. You can also add 1/8 tsp. chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon hamburger seasoning, a pinch of cayenne 1/2 Tablespoon minced onion, 1/2 Tablespoon parsley. If you add these things add 1/8 of a cup of milk. Otherwise just use the simple recipe below.
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- 1Place the freeze dried blueberries in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until powdered.
- 2In a large bowl, combine the blueberries with the beef, salt and several turns of the pepper mill.
- 3With your hands or a wooden spoon, mix the beef until all the ingredients are evenly incorporated.
- 4Form into 4 burgers. Pan-fry or grill according to taste. Do not flatten while cooking and only flip once.
- 5Add the cheese (if using) about 2 minutes before the end of the cook time.
- 6Place the burgers on buns and serve with ketchup, chili sauce, or your favorite toppings.
- 7Makes 4 burgers.
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Nutritional Facts for Blueberry Burger
Serving Size: 1 (142 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 243.8
- Calories from Fat 153
- Total Fat 17.0 g
- Saturated Fat 6.6 g
- Cholesterol 77.1 mg
- Sodium 365.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 0.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
- Sugars 0.0 g
- Protein 21.0 g
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