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Prep time: 15 minutes MEAL OF THE ISSUE x Serving size: 1 MILE HIGH HEALTHY BURGER Kick the burger cravings with a healthy stack of flavor that will fuel your gains! By Maria Romano Livingston, MS, RD Ever have a craving for a burger? Did you avoid succumbing to that craving fearing that it’s somehow a sin against your healthy diet? Fear no longer! Here’s the mile high, super healthy burger you’ve always wanted that works within your diet and fuels your gains all while pack- ing in much-needed veggies and keeping the fat and carbs down. Did we mention it tastes amazing, too? Oh yeah! You’re going to love the taste of the extra lean sirloin, egg and arugula patty, as well as the grilled sweet potato. Enjoy! Nutrients Per Serving 554 37g carbs 49g fat 19g calories protein 22 AUGUST 2017 | ironmanmagazine.com Ingredients 1 whole-wheat bun 6 ounces extra lean beef sirloin 1 extra thick slice of sweet potato 1 small radish, sliced 1/3 red onion, sliced into rings ¼ cucumber, sliced 1 cup arugula 2 egg whites DIRECTIONS: Shape extra lean sirloin into a patty. Chop half inch slice of sweet potato. Slice onions, cucumber and radishes. Rinse aru- gula and let dry on a paper towel. Mix a half cup of arugula with egg whites and fry on a skillet on high for two minutes or until it takes shape (you can also microwave this in a micro- wave safe dish). Grill sirloin patty at medium heat for three minutes and then flip to cook for another two minutes. Place the sweet potato slice on the grill for two minutes and then flip it once at the one-minute mark. Assemble burger as shown.