Grilled Chipotle Burgers with Guacamole

Grilled Chipotle Burgers with Guacamole

Looking for a change from plain ol’ hamburgers? With smoky chipotles inside and zippy guacamole on top, these’ll do the trick.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

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
  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.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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.
Did You Know?
Chipotle chiles in adobo sauce are smoked jalapeños packed in a flavorful sauce. Look for the small cans in the Mexican foods section in your supermarket. Once opened, they’ll keep up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator or 6 months in the freezer.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 440
    • (Calories from Fat 230),
  • Total Fat 25g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 90mg;
  • Sodium 520mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 29g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.