Grilled Tex-Mex Burgers

Old El Paso® green chiles and salsa provide a simple addition to these grilled ground beef burgers. A dinner that’s simply perfect if you love Mexican cuisine.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb. lean ground beef
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, drained on paper towels
3
oz. Monterey Jack cheese, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
6
burger buns, split
6
tablespoons sour cream
6
tablespoons Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
6
lettuce leaves, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill to medium heat. Shape ground beef into 12 (3 1/2-inch) patties. Place 6 patties on sheet of waxed paper. Top each with about 2 teaspoons chiles and 1 heaping tablespoon cheese. Place remaining patties over filling; press edges to seal.
  • 2 When ready to grill, place filled patties on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 11 to 13 minutes or until beef is thoroughly cooked, turning once. Serve in buns with sour cream, salsa and lettuce.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill to medium heat. Shape ground beef into 12 (3 1/2-inch) patties. Place 6 patties on sheet of waxed paper. Top each with about 2 teaspoons chiles and 1 heaping tablespoon cheese. Place remaining patties over filling; press edges to seal.
  • 2 When ready to grill, place filled patties on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 11 to 13 minutes or until beef is thoroughly cooked, turning once. Serve in buns with sour cream, salsa and lettuce.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To broil filled patties, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, turning once.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
500mg
500%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.