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Open-Faced Veggie Burger Melts

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 2 servings
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Skip the guilt and go for a healthier burger -- a tasty veggie sandwich with Swiss cheese and honey mustard.

Ingredients

2
frozen soy-protein burgers (from 9-oz box)
4
medium fresh broccoli spears (about 2 1/2 oz)
2
slices whole-grain bread, toasted
2
teaspoons sweet honey mustard
2
slices tomato
2
slices Swiss cheese (3/4 oz each), cut into 6 strips

Steps

  • 1 Cook frozen protein burgers as directed on box.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, combine broccoli and 1/4 cup water; cover with microwavable plastic wrap. Microwave on High 2 to 3 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Drain.
  • 3 Place toasted bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet; spread each with mustard. Place protein burgers on bread; top with tomato slices and broccoli. Arrange cheese slices on top of broccoli.
  • 4 Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • 1 Cook frozen protein burgers as directed on box.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, combine broccoli and 1/4 cup water; cover with microwavable plastic wrap. Microwave on High 2 to 3 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Drain.
  • 3 Place toasted bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet; spread each with mustard. Place protein burgers on bread; top with tomato slices and broccoli. Arrange cheese slices on top of broccoli.
  • 4 Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

Soy-protein burgers contain almost 75% less fat than ground beef. The broccoli and tomato add important nutrients, including vitamin C.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Open­-Faced Sandwich
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
630mg
26%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
8g
31%
Sugars
7g
7%
Protein
26g
26%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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