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Sunday, January 15, 2012

Greek Burger with Mixed Grilled Vegetables

Sunday is such a busy day especially when your paying job is working for a church.  A little late with dinner tonight since I cooked dinner for our youth group but this Greek Burger and Grilled Mixed Vegetables was well worth the wait!   Please give this a try.  I think you will love it and who needs bread or carbs!

Greek Burger with Mixed Grilled Vegetables

Greek Burger -  Makes 1 serving
5 oz ground chuck 
6 or more leaves of fresh baby spinach
1 slice of mozzarella cheese
1 roma tomato
1/2 oz.  Parmesan cheese
1 Tbls. feta cheese
salt, pepper, garlic powder
fresh basil leaves

Make a burger patty with ground chuck.  Season both sides with salt, pepper, and little garlic powder. Cook in skillet until med well or your preference and add mozzarella cheese on top.  Place spinach leaves on plate, salt and pepper, a drizzle or spray a little olive oil.  Place cooked burger on top of the spinach leaves.  In the pan the burger was cooked in place 3 or 4 slices of roma tomato and grill on high for about 1 minute.  Put tomato slices on top of burger add basil leaves and feta cheese on top. 

Mixed Grilled Vegetables 

4 fresh asparagus spears cut into 1 inch lengths
2 Tbls. Chopped fresh mushrooms
2 strips of red bell pepper sliced on diagonal
1 slice of red onion cut into fourths
3 slices of zucchini cut into small pieces
(Use whatever you have on hand or really like.  Some of these vegetables were left from yesterday's salad.)

Drizzle a little olive in bottom of a small skillet and add all vegetables.  Cook on high heat for 1 minute, stir, cook 1 more minute on high,  add salt and pepper and reduce heat to med for 2-3 more minutes.



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