Low Fat Hamburger

With just a few ingredients you can fix dinner for the whole week.


Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese


servings: 12 / preparation time: 45 minutes



2 lb ground sirloin, 4% fat

2 eggs

½ diced onion

4 garlic cloves, minced

½ cup bread crumbs, plain

salt and pepper to taste

½ cup chopped fresh parsley



1 – Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix well.

2 – With a measuring tool (the ice cream scoop or a 1/3 cup), measure 12 meatballs.

3 – Shape into burgers, putting on a board or a baking sheet lined with foil paper.

4 – Bake for 25 minutes (350°F).

5 – Let it rest 10 minutes before serving.


Tips and Options:

  • You can use any type of ground meat (chicken, beef or turkey). The leaner, the better.
  • Serve with green salad and rice or mashed potatoes.
  • Freeze the burgers still raw. Wrap each one in plastic wrap and then use a ziploc bag.
  • This is a great dinner option for those wanting to stay in shape. Just bake one burger and eat with a big green salad.


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