Healthier Burgers Everyone Will Love

Expand your grilling options with four lower-fat burger recipes.

A juicy burger sizzling away on a hot grill is the centerpiece of any summer cookout. Unfortunately, beef is high in unhealthy saturated fat. But don’t worry—when it comes to burgers, beef is just the beginning.

Here are four tasty and lower-fat alternatives you can toss on the grill this summer.

Gobble up this turkey burger
This apple turkey burger swaps out beef for lean turkey, cutting down on saturated fat. Plus, turkey is a good source of niacin, vitamin B6 and zinc.

Add fiber and flavor with beans
This black bean burger is a great way to add more protein to your plate. Not only are black beans high in protein, they’re also high in fiber, calcium and phosphorus to help build strong bones.

Make way for mushrooms
This portobello mushroom burger uses teriyaki sauce to give it an Asian spin. Portobello mushrooms have about 30 calories per mushroom along with a hearty texture even meat-eaters will love.

Seafood swaps make a difference
This salmon burger has red onion, ginger and fresh cilantro for extra flavor. Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and a great source of protein.

Burger and lemonade on a picnic table

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