Garlic Pepper-Blue Cheese Burgers

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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