Lone Star Beef & Veggie Burger
Ingredients icon 12 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 8 Servings
Time icon 10 Minutes
Recipe courtesy of: Chef Tiffany Blackmon
Tags: Ground Beef


  • 2 lbs.Ground Beef, (90% lean)

  • 1 medium zucchini, grated

  • 1 medium carrot, grated

  • 6 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped

  • ¼ cup plain bread crumbs

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder

  • 2 tsp. ground cumin

  • 2 tsp. Kosher salt

  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat gas or charcoal grill to 400°F.

  2. Combine Ground Beef and other ingredients in a large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into eight ¾-inch thick patties. Make a small indention in the center of the burger with your thumb.

  3. Place burgers on oiled grates and grill for approximately 5 minutes on one side. Flip once, grilling on the other side for 5 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160°F with a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the burger.

  4. Serve on buns, toast or hard rolls garnished as you like.

Nutrition Information

Based on 90% lean Ground Beef

Nutrition information per serving: Calories 350; Total fat 15g (Sat. fat 5g; Trans fat 0g); Cholest. 75mg; Sodium 920mg; Total Carb. 25g; Fiber 3g; Total Sugars 4g; Protein 29g; Vit D (2% DV); Calcium (8% DV); Iron (30% DV); Potas. (17%DV)

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