Monterey Skillet Hamburgers

Skillet dinner ready in 30 minutes! Try classic beef hamburgers in a new way – a spicy meal.

  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
pound ground beef
1
can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1
teaspoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
medium red onion, thinly sliced
1
medium avocado, sliced
4
slices (1 ounce each) Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 Mix beef, chilies, cilantro, chili powder, salt and red pepper. Shape mixture into 4 patties, about 1/2 inch thick.
  • 2 Spray 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Cook onion in skillet 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, just until tender. Remove from skillet.
  • 3 Add beef patties to skillet. Cook 10 to 12 minutes, turning once, until no longer pink in center and juice is clear. Top patties with onions, avocado and cheese. Cover and heat until cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    415
    (
    Calories from Fat
    280),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    31g
    31%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    90mg
    90%;
    Sodium
    590mg
    590%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    8g
    8%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    14%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Vegetable; 4 High-Fat Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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