Turkey Burger with Artichoke-Goat Cheese Spread
To oil a grill, soak a paper towel with oil, then grip with long tongs and rub onto grates.
Ingredients: Ground turkey, basil, Dijon mustard, garlic, kosher salt, black pepper, oil, whole-wheat burger buns, Artichoke-Goat Cheese Spread, toppings
Tuna "Poke" Burger Lettuce Wraps
Tip: Prepare Spicy Slaw and the dressing several hours ahead of time and chill separately, covered. For the perfect side dish, try
Ingredients: Fresh tuna, cilantro, ginger, scallions, sesame oil, extra-virgin olive oil, garlic, kosher salt, sesame seeds, canola oil, butter lettuce
Smoky Quinoa-Bean Burgers
This recipe can be customized to your taste. Swap beans if you prefer black or navy over pinto ones. Hate cilantro? Try making it with parsley instead.
Ingredients: Quinoa, kosher salt, extra-virgin olive oil, onion, pinto beans, cilantro, walnuts, cumin, smoked paprika, canola oil, pepper jack cheese, corn tortillas, green chilies, condiments
Ground Sirloin Sliders
These mini burgers have amazing flavor, and you get two for less than 300 calories.
Ingredients: Miniature buns or dinner rolls, lean ground sirloin, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper, olive oil cooking spray, extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, small dill pickle slices
Caramelized Onion–Veggie Burger
Who needs meat when these are just as tasty? The mushroom and lentil patty with cool and creamy goat cheese is a perfect summer match. An added bonus: They are packed with fiber.
Ingredients: Garlic clove, cremini mushrooms, fresh thyme leaves, olive oil, onion, lentils, whole-wheat breadcrumbs, egg, salt, yellow cornmeal, goat cheese, whole-grain buns, tomato slices, fresh basil leaves
Sesame Seed-Crusted Salmon Burger With Yogurt Sauce
It’s not a summer cookout without seafood, so of course, this to-die-for burger is a must for your menu. Ask your store’s seafood counter to skin the salmon for you. Then you just chop, season, grill, and serve.
Ingredients: Salmon fillet, baby spinach, panko (Japanese breadcrumbs), fresh lemon juice, fresh ginger, low-sodium soy sauce, sesame seeds, salt, black pepper, fat-free Greek yogurt, fresh dill, minced garlic, olive oil cooking spray, whole-wheat hamburger buns
Maria Menounos’ Mykonos Burger
A burger for less than 300 calories? You got it! Lean turkey, feta, and a variety of spices create a savory, low-fat burger that satisfies.
Ingredients: Fresh parsley, ground turkey, black pepper, salt, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, garlic powder, feta chesee, red onion, whole-wheat hamburger buns