With summer in full swing, many of us are firing up the grill, and burgers are always a hit. And while your best bet – at least nutritionally speaking – may be to make your own homemade burger with lean meat, pre-made burgers can be a convenient time-saver.
In today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it, we’re Getting the Skinny on the best & worst of pre-made burgers – and you’ll be surprised at just how many ‘love it’ options there actually are!
Ocean Eclipse Wild Alaskan Salmon Burgers (Sam’s/Walmart)
Whole Foods Alaskan Salmon Burgers
110-140 calories, 1.5 grams saturated fat, 18-19 grams protein
Weight Watchers Chicken Burger
140 calories, 1 gram saturated fat, 25 grams protein
Spinach & Feta Burger (e.g. Sam’s Club’s Old World Kitchen)
180 calories, 3 grams saturated fat, 20 grams protein
Jennie-O Turkey Burgers (1/4 lb burgers)
200 calories, 4 grams saturated fat, 16 grams protein
Great Range Bison Patties (4-ounce)
190 calories, 4 grams saturated fat, 20 grams protein
Great Value 100% Pure Beef Burgers: 85% Lean, 15% Fat
240 calories, 17 grams fat, 7 grams saturated fat, 85 milligrams cholesterol, 21 grams protein, 90 milligrams sodium.
Bubba Burger (e.g. Original & Angus)
420-430 calories, 35 grams fat, 15 grams saturated fat
Sam’s Choice Black Angus: Pub Style (1/2 lb burgers)
590 calories, 18 grams saturated fat, 38 grams protein