Italian Burgers

Italian Burgers

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF), who need to consume additional calories to help them meet their nutritional needs.

Prep time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Prepare grill.
  2. Combine first four ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Form two patties about 1 inch thick.
  4. Grill patties about 5 inches from coals, about 6 minutes per side, until cooked throughout.
  5. Top each burger with two slices of mozzarella about 30 seconds before removing burgers from the grill.
  6. Brush olive oil on the inside of each hamburger bun and lightly toast on grill until golden.
  7. Put 1/8 c. of warm pizza sauce in each hamburger bun. Then place the burger in the bun.

Serves: 2

Serving size: 1 burger patty with bun

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
662 calories
32 g protein
47 g fat
790 mg sodium
403 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012





Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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