Lone Star Beef & Veggie Burger
Ingredients icon 12 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 8 Servings
Time icon 10 Minutes
Recipe courtesy of: Chef Tiffany Blackmon
Tags: Ground Beef


  • 2 lbs.Ground Beef, (90% lean)

  • 1 medium zucchini, grated

  • 1 medium carrot, grated

  • 6 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped

  • ¼ cup plain bread crumbs

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder

  • 2 tsp. ground cumin

  • 1/4 tsp. Kosher salt

  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat gas or charcoal grill to 400°F.

  2. Combine Ground Beef and other ingredients in a large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into eight ¾-inch thick patties. Make a small indention in the center of the burger with your thumb.

  3. Place burgers on oiled grates and grill for approximately 5 minutes on one side. Flip once, grilling on the other side for 5 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160°F with a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the burger.

  4. Serve on buns, toast or hard rolls garnished as you like.

Nutrition Information

Based on 90% lean Ground Beef

Nutrition information per serving (excludes bun): 215 Calories; 93 Calories from fat; 10.4 g Total Fat (3.9 g Saturated Fat; 4.2 g Monounsaturated Fat); 72.9 mg Cholesterol; 210.1 mg Sodium; 6.2 g Total Carbohydrate; 1.4 g Dietary Fiber; 23.5 g Protein; 3.1 mg Iron; 428.3 mg Potassium; 0.2 Riboflavin; 7.1 mg Niacin; 0.5 mg Vitamin B6; 2.1 mcg Vitamin B12; 5.5 mg Zinc; 19.4 mcg Selenium; 74.5 mg Choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Zinc. It is a good source of Riboflavin, Iron, Phosphorus, and Choline.

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