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Better Burger with Green Olives

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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1 pound lean ground turkey or beef (at least 90 percent lean)

1/2 cup coarsely chopped pitted green olives (2 ounces)

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Cooking spray


  1. Combine the turkey or beef, olives, parsley, cumin, and pepper in a mixing bowl and mix until well incorporated. Shape into 4 burgers.
  2. Spray a grill pan with cooking spray and preheat over a medium-high heat or prepare an outdoor grill. Cook for about 5 minutes on each side, until cooked through.
  3. Serving suggestion: Serve on whole-wheat buns, garnished with slices of tomato and lettuce, with ketchup and mustard on the side.
  4. Serving size 1 burger
  5. (Turkey)

Per Serving:

  1. Calories 145; Total Fat 4 g; (Sat Fat 0 g, Mono Fat 1.5 g, Poly Fat 0.5 g) ; Protein 28 g; Carb 1.5 g; Fiber 0 g; Cholesterol 45 mg; Sodium 305 mg
  2. Excellent source of: Protein, Niacin, Vitamin B12, Vitamin K, Manganese, Selenium, Zinc
  3. Good source of: Fiber, Iron
  4. (Beef)