The "Hansburger"

For All Stages of the ITG Diet Plan.

Category:  Main Dishes  - 


For 2 people ()


  • 1 pound(s) extra lean ground beef
  • 2 Large green bell peppers. halved
  • 2 cup(s) shredded cabbage
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 8 slices dill pickle
  • 2 tablespoon(s) mustard
  • 2 tablespoon(s) Walden Farms Amazin Mayo
  • dash(es) lemon juice

The "Hansburger" Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place cabbage in a bowl and mix with sea salt, black pepper, dash of lemon juice and Walden Farms Amazin Mayo. Place in refrigerator to keep chilled during next steps.
  3. Cut 2 green peppers in half and remove seeds. Place open side up on baking sheet and bake in oven for about 15-20 minutes, or until peppers begin to soften and slightly brown on skin and edges.
  4. While the peppers are baking, in a bowl, mix hamburger meat, sea salt, black pepper, and minced garlic. Form into 4 small patties. Cook in skillet or on grill to desired temperature.
  5. Remove peppers from oven. Place a layer of cabbage mixture, pickles, then burger patty on top. Drizzle with mustard and enjoy. Add a salad, and this dinner includes 2 cups of veggies and up to 8 ounces of protein each for 2 people for a Step 1 approved entree!
  6. Recipe idea and photo courtesy of Hans Ryan Hackenbruch from Core Fitness Studios, the ITG Diet Clinic in Jamaica!
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