Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  242
  • Protein  22 g
  • Carbohydrates  7 g
  • Fat  14 g
  • Cholesterol  116 mg
  • Sodium  92 mg
  • Potassium  328 mg
  • Phosphorus  188 mg
  • Calcium  31 mg
  • Fiber  0.2 g

Brewery Burger

DaVita dietitian Helen not only knows her way around the kitchen, but she can also tell you how to get around Colorado. Helen shares this delicious, kidney-friendly recipe for Brewery Burger and lays out a fun itinerary for visiting the Rocky Mountain state.

Diet types:

  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Helen from Colorado and created by her cousin, Mike G.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 3-1/2 ounces, cooked


    • 3 tablespoons rice milk
    • 5 salt-free soda crackers
    • 1 large egg
    • 1 teaspoon salt-free herb seasoning blend
    • 1 pound ground beef, 85% lean


    1. Combine milk and crushed crackers in a bowl and let stand until crackers are soft. 
    2. Stir in beaten egg and herb blend; mix well, breaking up crackers if necessary.  Add ground beef and mix well. 
    3. Pat into 4 equal-size patties. 
    4. Grill over medium heat until cooked to desired doneness.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 1/2 starch

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Always cook ground beef to a temperature of at least 160º F.
  • Serve with vegetables and starch of choice or serve on a bun with lettuce and onion.

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Brewery Burger

19671978 says:


thatvrecipe rocks its bangin

Mar. 24, 2013, 8:54 AM - Inappropriate review?

Brewery Burger

kobbler says:


substitution quick oatmeal for crackers less sodium and McCormick no salt blend is a good spice mix as well with dried onion chips added i portion out into cupcake tin and bake for meat balls sandwich.

Apr. 19, 2012, 11:57 PM - Inappropriate review?

Brewery Burger

BethFitzpatrick says:


Instead of soda crackers - use - PEKO crumbs (not seasoned), use this with Mrs. Dash South-West seasoning. At the end, just dab with "Sweet Baby Ray's" Honey Chipotle Barbecue Sauce, flip the burger over & burn it in just at the end.

Feb. 23, 2012, 11:12 AM - Inappropriate review?

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