Grilled Chili Burgers

Grilled Chili Burgers

Give grilled burgers an extra jolt of flavor without a lot of fuss with pepper-flecked Jack cheese and a bit of spicy seasonings.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

4

sandwiches

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
teaspoon chili powder
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne), if desired
4
slices onion
Cooking spray or vegetable oil
4
burger buns, split
4
slices (1 oz each) hot pepper Monterey Jack cheese
  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix ground beef, chili powder and ground red pepper. Shape mixture into 4 (4-inch) patties, 1/2 inch thick. Spray both sides of onion slices with cooking spray or brush with oil.
  2. When grill is heated, place patties and onion slices on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals; cover grill. Cook 11 to 13 minutes, turning patties and onion slices once, until thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. During last 2 minutes of cooking, place buns, cut sides down, on grill and cheese on patties; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until buns are golden brown and cheese is melted.
  3. Place patties on bottom halves of buns. Top with onion slices. Cover with top halves of buns.
Makes 4 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
To broil patties and onion slices, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times in recipe as a guide, turning once. Place cheese slice on each patty; broil until cheese is melted. To toast buns, place cut sides up on broiler pan; broil until golden brown.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 440
    • (Calories from Fat 220),
  • Total Fat 25g
    • (Saturated Fat 11g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 95mg;
  • Sodium 440mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 31g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 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 Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.