California Burger Bowl + More Healthy Burger Bowl Recipes

Jun 4 2019
What's even better than a lettuce-wrapped burger? One you don't need to pick up with your hands! Summer is just around the corner, which means it's a great time to make this avocado-topped burger bowl…

Hungry Girl's Healthy California Burger Bowl Recipe

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Entire recipe: 356 calories, 16g total fat (7g sat fat), 589mg sodium, 19.5g carbs, 6.5g fiber, 9g sugars, 35g protein

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SmartPoints® value 7*

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

3 cups shredded or chopped lettuce

4 oz. raw extra-lean ground beef (at least 96% lean)

1/3 cup finely chopped red onion, or more for topping

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 tsp. onion powder

1/8 tsp. each salt and black pepper

1 slice reduced-fat cheddar cheese, torn into pieces

1 tbsp. light/reduced-fat cream cheese

1/2 cup chopped tomato

1 oz. (about 1/4 cup) sliced avocado

Optional toppings: dill pickle chips, ketchup, yellow mustard

Directions:

Place lettuce in a large bowl.

Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add beef, onion, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Cook, stir, and crumble until beef is fully cooked and onion has softened, about 5 minutes.

Remove skillet from heat, and add both types of cheese. Stir until thoroughly mixed and melted.

Add beef mixture to the large bowl. Top with tomato and avocado.

MAKES 1 SERVING

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