I love a good burger in the summertime! This one hit the spot!
serves 8 ( 8 points +)
- 1 T. olive oil, divided
- 2 c thinly sliced yellow onion
- ¾ tsp. salt, divided
- 1 T. white wine vinegar
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 lbs. lean ( 93%) ground beef
- ½ c. shredded cheddar cheese
- 2 c. baby spinach leaves
- 4 hamburger buns ( 2 points, such as Healthy Life)
- 8 T. light mayonnaise
Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 2 tsp. oil; swirl to coat. Add onions and ¼ tsp salt.; cook 15 minutes or until golden brown. Add vinegar. Cook 1 minute, then remove from heat.
Combine garlic with beef. Form into 8 patties. Sprinkle patties with remaining salt.
Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tsp. oil. Cook burgers for 3 minutes on each side or until desired doneness. Top with shredded cheese. Cook 1 minute or until cheese melts.
Place ¼ c. spinach leaves on the bottom of each bun. Top with patty, then onions. Spread mayo on top half of bun and place on top of burgers.
adapted from "Cooking Light"