Healthy Hamburgers You Need to Try Part 2

Natalie Buscemi Nutrition, Recipe

Burger #2 – The “Deep Sea” Burger

As you can probably guess from the name, this is a burger that uses fish—albacore or yellow-tail tuna steaks—as the signature meat.

Not only is tuna rich in vitamin E and those all-important omega-3 fatty acids, it’s also full of vitamin D—a nutrient that’s linked to the production of testosterone, and one that many Americans aren’t getting enough of.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 – 4-ounce, pole-caught albacore or yellow-tail tuna steak, fresh not frozen (per person)
  • 1 – Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 – Wedge of fresh lime
  • 1 – Teaspoon of fresh cilantro
  • 1 – Teaspoon of coarsely chopped, fresh black plum (or other stone fruit)
  • 1 – Pinch of kosher salt
  • 1 – Pinch of ground pepper
  • 1 – Pinch of paprika
  • 1 – Organic, whole-grain bun
  • 1 – Teaspoon of low-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 – Tablespoons of Napa cabbage, finely chopped

How to make it:

Step 1 – Season the tuna steak with the salt and pepper

 

Step 2 – Pour the olive oil into a medium-sized skillet and heat on high until just before smoking

 

Step 3 – Add the tuna to the pan and sear quickly for 2 minutes per side

 

Step 4 – Mix the paprika, mayonnaise, plum, cabbage, and cilantro in a small bowl, mix thoroughly

 

Step 5 – Remove the tuna from the pan and set aside

 

Step 6 – Toast the bun

 

Step 7 – Place the tuna on the bun, dress with the cabbage mixture

 

Step 8 – Squeeze the wedge of lime directly over the burger

 

Step 9 – Top the burger with the bun, serve and enjoy!

 

In Health,

 

 

 

 

 

Shana Loggins