Salsa Burgers

Surprise! Snappy burgers have cheese cooked in the middle.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb. lean ground beef
1/2
cup Old El Paso™ Thick ´n Chunky Salsa
1/4
cup Progresso™ Plain Bread Crumbs
3
oz. (3/4 cup) shredded hot pepper Monterey Jack cheese
6
burger buns, split, toasted
6
tomato slices
6
avocado slices
6
tablespoons sour cream

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  • 1 GRILL DIRECTIONS: Heat grill. In medium bowl, combine ground beef, salsa and bread crumbs; mix well. Shape mixture into 12 patties, each about 4 inches in diameter and 1/4 inch thick. Sprinkle rounded tablespoon cheese in center of 6 patties, spreading slightly. Top with remaining patties; press edges together firmly to seal.
  • 2 When ready to grill, place 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 thoroughly cooked, turning once.
  • 3 Place burgers on bottom halves of buns. Top each with tomato and avocado slice and 1 tablespoon sour cream. If desired, top with additional salsa. Cover with top halves of buns.
  • 1 GRILL DIRECTIONS: Heat grill. In medium bowl, combine ground beef, salsa and bread crumbs; mix well. Shape mixture into 12 patties, each about 4 inches in diameter and 1/4 inch thick. Sprinkle rounded tablespoon cheese in center of 6 patties, spreading slightly. Top with remaining patties; press edges together firmly to seal.
  • 2 When ready to grill, place 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 thoroughly cooked, turning once.
  • 3 Place burgers on bottom halves of buns. Top each with tomato and avocado slice and 1 tablespoon sour cream. If desired, top with additional salsa. Cover with top halves of buns.

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To broil patties, place on broiler pan; broil 3 to 4 inches from heat for 10 to 12 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, turning once.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Burger
Calories
460
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
26%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
580mg
580%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 3 Lean Meat; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.