Super Bowl XLIX plays in Arizona on February 1, 2015. You don’t have to be at the game to throw a tailgating party with your Little Guy. Unfortunately, most popular Super Bowl menu items aren’t good for your diet. Here are a few healthy game day treats.
Stuffed Lamb Burger with Tzatziki
Lamb meat is gamey and tends to be leaner than ground beef.
- 1 lb ground lamb
- 1 cup. coarsely chopped mushroom
- ⅓ cup diced onion
- ½ tsp. ground cumin
- 1 tsp. of finely chopped garlic
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- ½ cup feta
- ½ tsp. salt
- ½ tsp. fresh ground pepper
- 1 cup plain greek yogurt
- ½ tablespoon lemon
- 1 cucumber peeled, cleaned and grated
- 1 tablespoon fresh chopped mint
- ¾ tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. chopped garlic
- ½ tsp fresh ground pepper
In a large bowl mix together the lamb, onions, mushrooms, garlic, oregano and cumin. Form the meat into four patties. Using your thumb, make a shallow dent in the patty and fill it with a chunk of feta. Pinch the edges over the cheese seal it in. Slather some oil on the patties and grill on medium-high heat until they have reached your desired internal temperature.
Make the sauce by mixing all the ingredients in a bowl.
Spicy Kale Chips
These spicy kale chips are a great alternative to potato chips.
- 1 bunch kale
- olive oil
- salt, paprika,cayenne to taste
- parchment paper
Wash and dry the kale. Heat the oven to 275 degrees fahrenheit. Cut the leaf away from the rib and cut the kale into 1” pieces. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and lay a single layer of kale on top. Lightly drizzle or spray olive oil on the kale and toss to evenly coat. Be careful not to over saturate the pieces or they will not become crispy. Sprinkle the cayenne, salt and paprika on the kale and toss to coat. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes and enjoy.
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