Grilled Taco Burgers

The fabulous flavor of tacos turns up in mouthwatering burgers. Take them to the table in half an hour.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
4
slices (1 oz each) Monterey Jack cheese
4
burger buns, split
1
avocado, pitted, peeled and sliced
1/4
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
jalapeño chile, chopped, if desired

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  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix beef and taco seasoning mix. Shape mixture into 4 patties, about 3/4 inch thick.
  • 2 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 1 to 2 minutes longer or until cheese begins to melt. Serve in buns with avocado and salsa. Top with chopped chile.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix beef and taco seasoning mix. Shape mixture into 4 patties, about 3/4 inch thick.
  • 2 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 1 to 2 minutes longer or until cheese begins to melt. Serve in buns with avocado and salsa. Top with chopped chile.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This recipe calls for ground beef, but feel free to use ground turkey instead.

Favorite taco toppings such as sour cream, shredded lettuce and chopped tomatoes can be served, too.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
500
(
Calories from Fat
260),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
28%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
1210mg
1210%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.