Grilled Inside-Out Southwestern Cheeseburgers

Grilled Inside-Out Southwestern Cheeseburgers

Get the "works" grilled inside your burgers! Cheese, chiles and taco sauce are the flavor boosters.

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1 1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
tablespoons finely chopped onion
tablespoons drained Old El Paso® chopped green chiles (from 4.5-oz can)
slices pepper Jack cheese, 2x1x1/4 inch (about 4 oz)
kaiser rolls, split
cup Old El Paso® taco sauce or Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix beef, onion and chiles. Shape mixture into 8 thin patties. Top each of 4 patties with 2 slices cheese. Place remaining beef patties on top; pinch edges to seal securely.
  2. Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 14 to 16 minutes, turning once, until burgers are slightly firm when pressed in center. Add rolls, cut sides down, for last 4 minutes of grilling or until toasted. Serve patties on rolls with taco sauce.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
For a quick-to-the-table meal, stop at the deli to pick up a quart of creamy coleslaw. Limeade mixed with sparkling water makes a delicious nonalcoholic margarita-like beverage!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 530
    • (Calories from Fat 250),
  • Total Fat 28g
    • (Saturated Fat 12g,
    • Trans Fat 2g),
  • Cholesterol 130mg;
  • Sodium 720mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 29g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 41g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 1/2 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;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.