A Healthier Burger for the End of Summer
It’s hard to believe that Labor Day is right around the corner! The pending holiday means fitting in as many cookouts and picnics as possible during these last days of summer. Here is a flax burger recipe by Carrington Farms that is perfect for just such occasions. After eating standard burgers/cheeseburgers all season, this recipe puts a healthy spin on the traditional BBQ favorite, packs a ton of flavor and is rich in omega-3s, omega-6s, fiber, and lignans – serving plenty of nutrients with every bite.
So here’s to the last days of summer and staying healthy!
Carrington Farms Flax Burger
- 1 pound thawed ground beef, lean ground turkey or bison, veal or your favorite meat
- 2 Tbs finely chopped onion
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 2 Tbs Carrington Farms Organic Milled flaxseed
- 2 Tbs water
- 3/4 cup soft bread crumbs (1 slice of bread)
- 1 beaten egg
- 1 Tbs mustard
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 4-6 hamburger buns
- Mix together meat, onion, garlic, flax and bread crumbs
- Lightly beat water and egg together and add to mixture. Add mustard, salt and pepper
- Cook on a grill or stove top until no pink remains (~12 mins)
- Optional cheeseburgers: top with slice of your choice of cheese at end of cooking and grill or broil for about 1 min
Makes 4 -3/4 inch thick patties or 6 -1/2 inch thick patties
Carrington Farms Organic Milled Flax Seeds
Carrington Farms unique proprietary Milling and Micro-Cleanse process assures only the finest Flax Seeds are thoroughly cleansed by natural means, and then surgically sliced, as opposed to pulverized, resulting in a delicious coarse flax seed grind that retains the maximum amount of healthy nutrients. Flax seeds contain essential fatty acids, Omega 3s, fiber, and lignans which all provide the building blocks to improved cellular health and one’s overall well-being. Packaged in a 14 oz resealable stand up pouch, Carrington Farms’ Organic Milled Flax Seeds presents a palatable subtle nutty flavor. SRP: $5.69, www.CarringtonFarms.com
About Carrington Farms
Carrington Farms is dedicated to providing the absolute highest quality products to the consumer in search of a healthy way of life. With a 14 year history of developing healthy consumer packaged goods in vibrant packaging, Carrington Farms has become recognized by the health conscious consumer as the brand of choice in presenting ‘Healthy foods for a Healthy Soul’. Carrington Farms welcomes the individual focused on quality of life and longevity to a world of innovative health food products featuring exceptional quality and delicious flavors in your quest for a satisfying Healthy Living experience. All Carrington Farms products are certified organic, Star-K Kosher, gluten-free and non-GMO. From the pure whole seed flax to the chia blends and cold-pressed organic extra virgin coconut oil, all of Carrington Farms’ vitamin and mineral-full health food products are a great way to start adding a little more nutrition to your everyday life. For more information, please visit www.carringtonfarms.com.