Mega Protein Burger

By Joanne  , Print

May 9, 2019

We thought we'd have some fun and make a Mega-Protein Burger inspired by the BIG MAC. It has a whopping 72g protein!

Eat it yourself if you dare, but... it's also big enough to share. ūüćĒ

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yields: 1 MEGA Burger

Ingredients

The Bun

1 heaped TB (30g) Protein Bread Mix

2 Tb water (we used a regular kitchen spoon)

1 egg (or 2 eggs whites)

1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds

The rest

2 handfuls of Iceberg lettuce, shredded

2 small (150g) beef patties (we used the 8pk of beef rissoles from Coles)

1-2 pickles, sliced

2 slices (40g) Burger Cheese (we used Dairylea Burger Slices)

1 TB Onion flakes or fresh onion diced small.

2 TB of Special Burger Sauce

note

The Special Burger sauce we used was from Coles, Woolworths also have their own version.

Directions

The Bun...

1In a small bowl add the bread mix, the beaten egg and 2 TB of water and whisk to combine well.

2Spray the inside of a large mug with oil to avoid sticking, sprinkle in your toasted sesame seeds. Pour the batter into the bowl, use a spatula to get all the mixture into the mug. (the bottom of the muffin will become the top of the burger)

3Pop the mug into the microwave for 60 seconds.

4Remove from microwave and use a knife to loosen the muffin, and pop it on a board to cool. Once you have made your Protein English Muffin, set aside to cool before slicing into even thirds, horizontally.

Preparing the onion flakes for the burger.

1Put 1 TB of onion flakes into a mug with 3 TB of water and stir. Pop in the microwave for 20 seconds and then allow to sit until the onion flakes plump up into onion pieces. Or you can dice up some fresh onion.

Now the rest...

1Flatten your beef patties with your palm, then cook your patties to your liking. While these are cooking prepare the lettuce and pickles.

2Once your Protein English Muffin has cooled, slice in thirds evenly horizontally and toast in the grill lightly.

3Then assemble your burger and enjoy!

5

This MEGA Burger is the size of 2 meals - So the question you need to ask is...how hungry are you?

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size342g
Calories793
Sodium1260
Protein72.1
Sugar8.9
Total Fat50.9
Saturated Fat20
Net Carbs10.2

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