• 1 ½ lbs. ground beef chuck
  • 4 sesame seed sandwich rolls, split, toasted
  • 1 cup watercress or mixed spring greens
  • Seasoning
    • 1 tablespoon curry powder
    • 1 tablespoon Caribbean jerk seasoning
    • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Sauce
    • ½ cup mayonnaise
    • ¼ cup plain yogurt
    • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
    • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
Beef, Burgers
Grilled Beef


1. Combine ground beef and seasoning ingredients in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 3/4-inch thick patties. Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals.
2. Grill, uncovered, 13 to 15 minutes to medium (160°F) doneness, until not pink in center and juices show no pink color, turning occasionally.
3. Meanwhile combine sauce ingredients in small bowl; set aside.
4. Spread sauce on cut sides of rolls. Place a burger on bottom half of each roll; top evenly with watercress. Close sandwiches.

Nutritional Information
600 calories; 38 g protein; 31 g carbohydrate; 35 g fat; 1,502 mg sodium; 125 mg cholesterol; 8.3 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 3.7 mcg vitamin B12; 5.1 mg iron; 8.5 mg zinc. This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron and zinc.



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Julie DeMatteo, NJ
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