Garlic Pepper-Blue Cheese Burgers

Blue cheese and garlic-pepper blend into tangy, juicy burgers that are blue-ribbon worthy!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
cup crumbled blue cheese (2 oz)
1
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
1/2
teaspoon salt
4
onion buns, split
4
slices tomato
Additional crumbled blue cheese, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix beef, 1/2 cup cheese, the garlic-pepper blend and salt. Shape mixture into 4 (4-inch) patties, about 1/2 inch thick.
  • 2 Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 11 to 13 minutes, turning once, until thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. If desired, toast buns, cut sides down, on grill during last 1 to 2 minutes of cooking.
  • 3 Place patties on bottoms of buns. Top with tomato slices and additional blue cheese. Top with tops of buns.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix beef, 1/2 cup cheese, the garlic-pepper blend and salt. Shape mixture into 4 (4-inch) patties, about 1/2 inch thick.
  • 2 Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 11 to 13 minutes, turning once, until thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. If desired, toast buns, cut sides down, on grill during last 1 to 2 minutes of cooking.
  • 3 Place patties on bottoms of buns. Top with tomato slices and additional blue cheese. Top with tops of buns.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If you're not a fan of blue cheese, substitute crumbled feta.

Grapes or other fresh fruits are a tasty side dish for the burgers.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
720mg
720%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.