Grilled Chipotle Burgers with Guacamole

  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 8
Grilled Chipotle Burgers with Guacamole

Ingredients

Burgers

2 1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles (1/4 cup)
3
tablespoons chopped canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, undrained
8
slices Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese, if desired
8
burger buns, split
2
medium tomatoes, sliced

Guacamole

2
large avocados (about 1 lb), pitted, peeled and cubed
1
tablespoon lime juice
1/4
teaspoon red pepper sauce
1/4
teaspoon salt, if desired
1
clove garlic, finely chopped

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large bowl, mix beef, green chiles and chipotle chiles. Shape into 8 patties, about 3/4 inch thick.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mash guacamole ingredients, using pastry blender or fork.
  • 3
    Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 13 to 15 minutes, turning once, until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. Top each patty with cheese slice; cook just until cheese is melted. To toast buns, place cut sides down on grill during last 1 to 2 minutes of cook time.
  • 4
    Layer buns with tomato slices, burgers and guacamole.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • You can control the spiciness of these burgers by adjusting the amount of chipotle chiles and adobo sauce in them.
  • Short on time? Skip the guacamole and top your burger with a slice of avocado instead.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
Calories from Fat
230
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
39%
Saturated Fat
8g
38%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
90mg
29%
Sodium
520mg
22%
Potassium
640mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
5g
20%
Sugars
4g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
25%
25%
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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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