Healthy Sriracha Bacon Burger Swap

Nov 17 2015
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Hungry Girl’s Healthy Hot Stuff Sriracha Bacon Burger Recipe
HG's Hot Stuff Sriracha Bacon Burger
(329 calories)
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Denny's Spicy Sriracha Burger
(790 calories)
Hungry Girl’s Healthy Hot Stuff Sriracha Bacon Burger Recipe

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Time for a super-stacked, calorie-slashed burger, complete with creamy sriracha sauce, spicy peppers, and savory bacon. Ours has half the calories of the original. Sorry, Denny's... You're doing it wrong!

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Entire recipe: 329 calories, 9.5g total fat (3g sat. fat), 775mg sodium, 28g carbs, 5.5g fiber, 5.5g sugars, 33g protein

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes


2 tsp. sriracha hot chili sauce

1 tsp. light mayonnaise

One 100-calorie flat sandwich bun (like Arnold/Brownberry/Oroweat Sandwich Thins)

1 small lettuce leaf

1 large slice tomato

1 thin slice red onion, rings intact

1 slice center-cut bacon or turkey bacon

4 oz. raw extra-lean ground beef (4% fat or less)

1 tbsp. (about 1 large) egg whites

1/4 tsp. onion powder

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper

Dash black pepper

6 slices jalapeño pepper

Optional: dill pickle chips


In a small bowl, mix sriracha sauce, mayo, and 1/2 tsp. water.

Top the bottom half of the bun with lettuce, tomato, onion, and (optional) pickle chips. Spread sriracha-mayo onto the top half of the bun.

Cook bacon until crispy, either in a grill pan/skillet over medium heat or on a microwave-safe plate in the microwave. (See package for cook time.)

In a medium bowl, thoroughly mix beef, egg whites, and seasonings. Evenly form into a patty about 4 inches wide.

Bring a grill pan (or skillet) sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Cook patty for 3 - 4 minutes per side, or until cooked to your preference.

Place patty over the bottom bun half. Break bacon in half, and place over the patty. Top with jalapeños. Finish with the top half of the bun.


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