Blue Cheese Burgers with Red Onions

It's grilling at its best! Tasty seasoned burgers and red onion slices both cook on the grill. Rye burger buns add just the right final touch.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb. lean ground beef
2
oz. (1/2 cup) crumbled blue cheese
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
4
(1/2-inch-thick) slices red onion
Olive oil
4
rye burger buns, split
2
tablespoons mayonnaise
Lettuce leaves
  • 1 Heat grill. In medium bowl, combine ground beef, cheese, parsley, garlic salt and ground red pepper; mix gently until well blended. Shape mixture into 4 patties, 4 inches in diameter.
  • 2 When ready to grill, place patties on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 13 to 15 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, turning once.
  • 3 Meanwhile, brush onion slices with olive oil. Add to grill during last 5 to 8 minutes of cooking time for patties. Cook onion until tender, turning once. To toast buns, place cut sides down on grill during last 1 to 2 minutes of cooking time.
  • 4 Place 1 onion slice on each patty on grill. Spread bottom half of each bun with mayonnaise; top with lettuce and onion-topped patty. Cover with top halves of buns.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    450
    (
    Calories from Fat
    250),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    28g
    28%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    820mg
    820%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    27g
    27%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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