Grilled Inside-Out Southwestern Cheeseburgers

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

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

1 1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
2
tablespoons finely chopped onion
2
tablespoons drained Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles (from 4.5-oz can)
8
slices pepper Jack cheese, 2x1x1/4 inch (about 4 oz)
4
kaiser rolls, split
1/4
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.

Expert Tips

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
(
Calories from Fat
250),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
28%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
130mg
130%;
Sodium
720mg
720%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
41g
41%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
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.