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Garlic Pepper-Blue Cheese Burgers

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Garlic Pepper-Blue Cheese Burgers
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4
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Blue cheese and garlic-pepper blend into tangy, juicy burgers that are blue-ribbon worthy!
Updated Jun 9, 2009

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 onion buns, split
  • 4 slices tomato
  • Additional crumbled blue cheese, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix beef, 1/2 cup cheese, the garlic-pepper blend and salt. Shape mixture into 4 (4-inch) patties, about 1/2 inch thick.
  • 2
    Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 11 to 13 minutes, turning once, until thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. If desired, toast buns, cut sides down, on grill during last 1 to 2 minutes of cooking.
  • 3
    Place patties on bottoms of buns. Top with tomato slices and additional blue cheese. Top with tops of buns.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    If you're not a fan of blue cheese, substitute crumbled feta.
  • tip 2
    Grapes or other fresh fruits are a tasty side dish for the burgers.

Nutrition Information

350 Calories, 18g Total Fat, 26g Protein, 19g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
170
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
8g
39%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
720mg
30%
Potassium
340mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
3g
Protein
26g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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