Grilled Tex-Mex Veggie Burgers

Enhance frozen veggie burgers with a quick-to-fix corn salsa that has a bit of a kick!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen whole kernel corn (from 12 oz bag)
1/4
cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1
tablespoon cider vinegar
1/4
teaspoon chili powder
1/8
teaspoon ground cumin
2
frozen vegetable burgers
2
whole wheat pita breads (6 inch), cut in half to form pockets
2
tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In 1-quart saucepan, mix corn, bell pepper, vinegar, chili powder and cumin. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook about 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 2 Cover and grill burgers over medium heat 8 to 12 minutes, turning once, until heated through.
  • 3 Cut burgers in half. Place each burger half in pita bread pocket. Top with corn mixture and sour cream.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In 1-quart saucepan, mix corn, bell pepper, vinegar, chili powder and cumin. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook about 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 2 Cover and grill burgers over medium heat 8 to 12 minutes, turning once, until heated through.
  • 3 Cut burgers in half. Place each burger half in pita bread pocket. Top with corn mixture and sour cream.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To complete this meal, serve these Tex-Mex burgers with a hearty side salad topped with low-fat dressing.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
930mg
930%;
Total Carbohydrate
53g
53%
(Dietary Fiber
9g
9%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.