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9 Healthy Burgers Under 480 Calories

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Fast-food burgers are often loaded with excess sodium, oils and added sugars. Rather than forgoing them altogether, you can easily make your own homemade versions featuring lean beef or plant-based proteins like chickpeas and lentils. These nine delicious recipes all clock in at less than 480 calories and have up to 34 grams of protein per serving.

1. SPICY BURGERS WITH TAHINI SAUCE AND HARISSA CARROT SLAW | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES 

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 423; Total Fat: 19g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 75mg; Sodium: 585mg; Carbohydrate: 36g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 32g

2. CILANTRO BURGERS WITH SRIRACHA MAYO | COOKING LIGHT 

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 363; Total Fat: 19g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 79mg; Sodium: 491mg; Carbohydrate: 20g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 27g

3. BROCCOLI CHICKPEA BURGERS WITH SPICY CASHEW “MAYO” | HUMMUSAPIEN

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 478; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 161mg; Carbohydrate: 73g; Dietary Fiber: 19g; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 23g

4. SALMON BURGER | MANTITLEMENT

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 143; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 80mg; Sodium: 613mg; Carbohydrate: 1g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugar: 0g; Protein: 20g

5. SPICY BLACK BEAN BURGERS WITH CHIPOTLE MAYO | SKINNYTASTE

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 343; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 51mg; Sodium: 587mg; Carbohydrate: 41g; Dietary Fiber: 10g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 11g

6. SWEET POTATO CHICKPEA VEGGIE BURGER | COOK SMARTS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 424; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 30mg; Sodium: 768mg; Carbohydrate: 63g; Dietary Fiber: 12g; Sugar: 16g; Protein 20g

7. SPICY CHICKEN BURGER | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES 

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 345; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 65mg; Sodium: 465mg; Carbohydrate: 40g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 34g

8. LENTIL & MUSHROOM VEGGIE BURGERS | THE HEALTHY MAVEN

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 178; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 60mg; Carbohydrate: 29g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 11g

9. EGGPLANT VEGGIE BURGERS WITH ROASTED RED PEPPER AIOLI | THE ROASTED ROOT

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 270; Total Fat: 25g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 37mg; Sodium: 150mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 3g

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