Salsa Burgers

Surprise! Snappy burgers have cheese cooked in the middle.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    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.
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