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HG's A+ Avocado Burger
HG's A+ Avocado Burger

Lean & Green!
It's hard to deny that the creamy texture of avocado makes just about everything more delicious. But some restaurants let their avo-topped burgers get WAY out of control in the calorie and fat departments. HG's A+ Avocado Burger is the way to go...

Ingredients:
One 100-calorie flat sandwich bun (like Arnold Select/Brownberry/Oroweat Sandwich Thins)
1 wedge The Laughing Cow Light Creamy Swiss cheese
1/4 cup shredded lettuce
1 slice tomato
1 slice red onion
1 Boca Original Vegan Veggie/Meatless Burger
1 1/2 ounces sliced avocado (about 1/3rd of an avocado)
Optional toppings: yellow mustard, ketchup 

Directions:
Lightly toast and plate your bun, inside facing upward. Spread bottom half with cheese wedge and top with lettuce, tomato, and red onion. Set aside.

Prepare Boca patty according to package instructions, either in the microwave or in a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray.

Place patty over the veggie-topped half of the bun. If you like, add a little mustard and ketchup. Top evenly with avocado.

Place the other half of the bun on top and enjoy!

MAKES 1 SERVING


Serving Size: 1 burger (entire recipe)
Calories: 285
Fat: 9.5g
Sodium: 684mg
Carbs: 34g
Fiber: 12.25g
Sugars: 5g
Protein: 21.5g

PointsPlus® value 7*

Avocado-Topped Cheeseburger, Average
Avocado-Topped Cheeseburger, Average

AvocaDON'T
There are many reasons to love avocados: their amazing taste (of course), their impressive fiber content (about 2 grams per ounce), and the admirable array of vitamins (B6, C, K, folate...) they contain. Plus, the potassium helps to regulate blood pressure and the healthy fats are majorly beneficial. So how can burgers with some Swiss cheese and avocado on them be bad for you? They're STILL big fatty cheeseburgers! And they tend to have way too many other high-fat elements -- buttered buns, greasy bacon, creamy sauces... We say it's better to splurge on a good amount of that delicious avocado, and keep the rest simple: a meatless patty served on a slim bun with our favorite creamy cheese and lots of fresh veggies. Now THAT's a good burger! (Chew now; thank us later.)

Serving Size: 1 burger
Calories: 657
Fat: 40g
Sodium: 1,044mg
Carbs: 43g
Fiber: 5g
Sugars: 5g
Protein: 30.5g

PointsPlus® value 17*

CHEW ON THIS:
September is National Cholesterol Education Month. HEY! Did you know that the monounsaturated fats in avocado could lower your LDL cholesterol? Make this avocado-loaded burger, people!
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