Ham and Swiss-Stuffed Burgers

Ham and Swiss-Stuffed Burgers Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro


  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound ground round
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2 ounces thinly sliced 33%-less-sodium smoked deli ham
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 (1-ounce) slices sourdough bread
  • 4 curly leaf lettuce leaves
  • 8 (1/4-inch-thick) slices red onion
  • 8 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato


Prepare grill.

Combine first 6 ingredients. Divide mixture into 8 equal portions, shaping each into a 5-inch oval patty. Top each of 4 patties with 2 tablespoons cheese and 1/2 ounce ham, leaving a 1/2-inch border; top with remaining patties. Press edges together to seal.

Place patties on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 3 minutes on each side or until done. Place bread slices on grill rack; grill 1 minute on each side or until toasted. Top each of 4 bread slices with 1 lettuce leaf, 2 onion slices, 1 patty, 2 tomato slices, and 1 bread slice.

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  • Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 468
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 37%
Fat per serving: 19g
Saturated fat per serving: 8g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 7.6g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1.2g
Protein per serving: 35.2g
Carbohydrate per serving: 37.2g
Fiber per serving: 2.6g
Cholesterol per serving: 98mg
Iron per serving: 4.8mg
Sodium per serving: 808mg
Calcium per serving: 208mg

Good to Know

This burger is packed with nutrients like calcium, iron, and protein. Prepare a side of sweet potato fries for a delicious serving of vitamin A.