Bill’s OZ-ified Chia Burger With Acai Special Sauce, Spicy Home-Cured Pickles and Asparagus “Fries”

Added to Recipes on Tue 10/18/2011

Chia Burger



Makes 5 servings

1/2 oz ground chia seeds

4 oz organic beef broth

16 oz all-natural 93% lean ground beef

Drizzle of olive oil

4 multigrain sandwich thins

Acai Special Sauce

Spicy Home-Cured Pickles

Lettuce and tomato, optional


In a small stainless steel bowl, mix ground chia seeds and beef broth. Stir well and let stand for 15 minutes until liquid has thickened.


In a second stainless steel bowl, mix ground beef with chia seed mixture. Form 5 even patties and place in refrigerator on a sheet pan for at least 1 hour.


Heat a non-stick sauté pan coated with a drizzle of olive oil over medium-high heat. Add patties to pan once completely heated, and cook patties until medium rare, approximately 3 minutes on each side. (Cook further if you like your burgers more well done.)


Spread Acai Special Sauce on both sides of multigrain sandwich thins. Place burger on bun and top with Spicy Pickles, lettuce and tomato Serve with 4 Asparagus “Fries."