Local pasture-raised grass-fed beef mixed with kale, herbs, spices and rolled oats to help hold the ingredients together + adding fibre make these burgers full of flavour, nutrient-dense and easy to grill or BBQ.
For a real strengthening balanced bite top with homemade or local sauerkraut or kimchi – Thirty Acres Farms makes fabulous ferments!
For excellent beef raised properly by hard-working 7th generation farmers who are fabulous fun, seek out John & Lucy Carter
from Middle Intervale Farm. You can find them at the Portland Farmers Market in Bethel, Maine and beyond.
High fibre foods are an important part of a healthy digestive system. Whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds are high in fibre.
Recipes have blood sugar balancing and low glycemic index ingredients. A diet rich in foods that balance blood sugar helps lower risks of type 2 diabetes.
Recipes are gluten-free. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye products. People with autoimmune Celiac disease are allergic to gluten.
Recipes with protein-rich ingredients. Examples of high protein foods include; eggs, meat, fish, seafood, poultry, dairy, quinoa, teff, millet, wild rice, oats, buckwheat, amaranth, sorghum, wheat, nuts, seeds, hemp seeds, peas, beans, lentils, legumes, soy, tofu & tempeh, broccoli, brussels, spinach, kale, mushrooms, nutritional yeast.
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Beef & Kale Burgers
FINELY chop kale leaves + stems, onion, garlic, parsley & fresh herbs if using.
MIX all ingredients really well together in a glass or stainless bowl.
ROLL 1 burger – if it feels like it is falling apart, add ¼ more oats. ROLL into 8 even-sized burgers.
HEAT your grill | BBQ or skillet until hot.
GRILL 3-5 mins each side – until cooked through to your liking.
top with home fermented or locally made sauerkraut or kimchi – Thirty Acres Farms makes fabulous ferments!
Garam Masala & Mustard Roasted Vegetables
with potato wedges
Smoky Grilled Sweet Potatoes
Tomato Salad with Basil and a Kale & White Bean Whip
USE local, organic, pasture-raised beef. Support your local farmers that raise animals with care and sustainably.
SWAP Beef for ground lamb, turkey, pork – cooking times will vary.
PLANT-BASED swap ground beef for plant-based impossible burger substitute.
SWAP Kale for swiss chard, spinach, turnip greens, beet greens or mixed saute style greens.