Grilled Taco Burgers

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    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.
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