Grilled Blue Cheese Burgers

Ready in less than 30 minutes, open-faced burgers feature garlic-buttered bread and a bit of blue cheese.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4
cup butter or margarine
2
teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
3
lb lean (at least 85%) ground beef
2
tablespoons Montreal steak grill seasoning
1
cup blue cheese crumbles (4 oz)
8
diagonal slices (1 inch thick) French bread
2
cups loosely packed baby salad greens
  • 1 In 8-inch skillet, cook garlic in butter over low heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until garlic is tender. Stir in Worcestershire sauce. Remove from heat.
  • 2 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large bowl, mix beef and grill seasoning. Shape mixture into 8 oval patties, 1/2 inch thick.
  • 3 Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 10 to 12 minutes, turning once, until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. Remove from grill to platter; top with cheese. Place bread on grill. Cover; cook 2 to 4 minutes, turning once, until lightly toasted.
  • 4 Spread one side of each toasted bread slice with butter mixture. Top bread slices with salad greens and burgers.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    480
    (
    Calories from Fat
    250),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    27g
    27%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    135mg
    135%;
    Sodium
    1070mg
    1070%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    21g
    21%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    38g
    38%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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