Cajun Pork Burgers

Spicy pork burger - perfect for Cajun cuisine that can be ready in 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1 1/2
cups frozen stir-fry bell peppers and onions (from 1-pound bag)
1
medium stalk celery, sliced (1/2 cup)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1
pound ground pork
2
tablespoons chili sauce
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
4
sandwich buns

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°. Heat oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook frozen bell pepper mixture and celery in oil 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in parsley; remove from skillet. Cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Mix pork, chili sauce, garlic salt, thyme and red pepper. Shape mixture into 4 oval patties, 1/2 inch thick. Cook patties in hot skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until no longer pink in center.
  • 3 Place buns, cut sides up, on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 3 to 5 minutes or until toasted. Serve patties on buns topped with vegetables.

Expert Tips

For a quick flavor-adder, spread the toasted buns with mayonnaise and sprinkle with a dash of ground red pepper.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
470mg
470%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.