Grilled Chipotle Burgers with Guacamole

Looking for a change from plain ol’ hamburgers? With smoky chipotles inside and zippy guacamole on top, these’ll do the trick.

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Burgers

2 1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles (1/4 cup)
3
tablespoons chopped canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, undrained
8
slices Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese, if desired
8
burger buns, split
2
medium tomatoes, sliced

Guacamole

2
large avocados (about 1 lb), pitted, peeled and cubed
1
tablespoon lime juice
1/4
teaspoon red pepper sauce
1/4
teaspoon salt, if desired
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large bowl, mix beef, green chiles and chipotle chiles. Shape into 8 patties, about 3/4 inch thick.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mash guacamole ingredients, using pastry blender or fork.
  • 3 Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 13 to 15 minutes, turning once, until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. Top each patty with cheese slice; cook just until cheese is melted. To toast buns, place cut sides down on grill during last 1 to 2 minutes of cook time.
  • 4 Layer buns with tomato slices, burgers and guacamole.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    440
    (
    Calories from Fat
    230),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    90mg
    90%;
    Sodium
    520mg
    520%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    24g
    24%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    25%;
    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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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