Grilled Mexican Chicken Burgers

Taco seasoning jazzes up chicken burgers topped in Mexican style with guacamole, cheese and salsa.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

1
lb ground chicken or turkey
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
4
slices (1 oz each) Monterey Jack cheese
4
hamburger buns, split
1/4
cup guacamole
1/4
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large bowl, mix chicken and taco seasoning mix. Shape mixture into 4 patties, about 3/4 inch thick.
  • 2 Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 14 to 16 minutes, turning once, until thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 165°F. Top each patty with cheese slice for last 2 minutes of cooking.
  • 3 Place patties on bottoms of buns; top with guacamole, salsa and tops of buns.

Expert Tips

Skip the fries, and serve these burgers with tortilla chips and a chilled fruit salad. Don't forget the extra salsa!

Lean ground beef is a good choice, too, for these south-of-the-border burgers.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
1420mg
1420%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.