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Prepared by: Susan Mills-Gray,
Nutrition Specialist,

University of Missouri Extension

June 29, 2014


Yield: 8 Servings



  • 1 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (divided)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 ripe avocados, pits removed
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 small tomato, seeded and diced
  • 8 small rolls



  • Combine beef, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Divide into 8 equal portions, shaping into a 1/4-inch patty; set aside.

  • Combine avocado, onion, garlic, lemon juice, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and hot sauce in a bowl. Add tomato, mixing well.

  • Place patties in a grill pan or on a grill over medium heat. Grill 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

  • Serve topped with guacamole mixture on rolls if desired.


Nutrition information per serving

Calories: 220

Total Fat: 8.38g

Saturated fat: 3.1g

Monounsaturated fat: 5g

Cholesterol: 83.53mg

Sodium: 374mg

Carbohydrates: 1.61g

Fiber: 1.07g
Protein: 33.76g



Source: Laura’s Lean Beef


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