Big Blue Burgers with Cherry Mustard

Serves 4

Give summer a bang of flavor with grilled beef burgers topped with cherry-spiked Dijon mustard, grilled sweet onions and tangy blue cheese.

Ingredients: 
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pitted fresh cherries (about 8)
  • 6 tablespoons whole grain or Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons expeller-pressed canola oil
  • 1 red onion, thickly sliced, rounds intact
  • 4 fresh or frozen beef burger patties
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, toasted on grill
  • 4 leaves Bibb or romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles
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Method: 

Prepare a grill for medium-high heat cooking. Combine cherries and mustard in a bowl; set aside. Brush oil on onion slices and then season burgers and onions with salt and pepper. Grill all, flipping once, until onions are tender and burgers are cooked to your liking, about 10 minutes. Spread mustard on bottom buns; top with lettuce, onions, burgers and blue cheese. Top with buns and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: 1 burger, 450 calories (210 from fat), 23g total fat, 10g saturated fat, 65mg cholesterol, 1040mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (4g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 29g protein

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