Asian Burgers & Bok Choy Salad


Burgers & Salad:

  • 1 lb lean ground pork or beef

  • 1 egg

  • 1/2 cup diced green onions, divided

  • 2 tbsp reduced-sodium tamari

  • 1/2 tsp each garlic powder and ground black pepper

  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, optional

  • 6 cups chopped raw bok choy

  • 2 carrots, grated


  • 1/2 cup grape seed oil

  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar

  • 2 tbsp organic miso paste

  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup

  • 1 tbsp reduced-sodium tamari

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil

  • 1 1-inch piece ginger, peeled and minced

  • 1 clove garlic, minced


  1. Preheat a grill to medium and grease grate. Prepare burgers: In a large bowl, combine pork, egg, ¼ cup green onions, tamari, garlic powder, black pepper and pepper flakes (if using). Shape mixture into 8 small patties.

  2. Grill patties for 5 minutes per side or until meat is browned and no longer pink in the center.

  3. Meanwhile, prepare dressing: In a jar with a lid, place all dressing ingredients; top with lid and shake well.

  4. To a large salad bowl, add bok choy; drizzle dressing over top and toss until mixed. Divide salad among 4 plates. Divide carrots and remaining ¼ cup green onions among servings. Top each salad with 2 burgers.