Healthy Burger Recipe

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Healthy Burger Brown Rice and Pork Burgers with Spinach

Healthy burger recipe? How about healthier burger recipe…this Brown Rice and Pork Burger recipe with Spinach is healthier than an all-beef burger.  Small changes add up to a healthier you and weight loss. Try substituting your all-beef burgers with this healthy burger recipe now and then. Your family may not thank you,  but your heart will!

Bring 1 cup long-grain rice, a pinch of salt, and enough water to cover by about 1 1/2″ to a boil in medium pot. Reduce heat, cover, and cook 30 to 40 minutes.
Meanwhile, put 1 Tbsp oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add 2 tsp minced garlic and stir 1 minute, then add 1 lb chopped spinach and cook until wilted. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and remove.
Wipe out skillet. Add 8 oz ground pork, 2 chopped scallions, 1 Tbsp minced cilantro, 1 Tbsp fish sauce and 1 tsp minced garlic to the rice. Stir to combine.
Form mixture into 4 patties.
Put 3 Tbsp oil in skillet over medium-high heat. When hot, add patties and cook until golden brown on both sides and meat is just cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.
To serve, put burger on mound of spinach and drizzle with pan juices.

Serves 4.