Salsa Topped Grilled Taco Burgers

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

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
4
slices (1 oz each) Monterey Jack cheese
4
burger buns, split
1
avocado, pitted, peeled and sliced
1/4
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
jalapeño chile, chopped, if desired

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix beef 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 13 to 15 minutes, turning once, until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. Top each patty with cheese slice. Cook 1 to 2 minutes longer or until cheese begins to melt. Serve in buns with avocado and salsa. Top with chopped chile.

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Tips

Expert Tips

This recipe calls for ground beef, but feel free to use ground turkey instead.

Favorite taco toppings such as sour cream, shredded lettuce and chopped tomatoes can be served, too.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
260
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
44%
Saturated Fat
11g
57%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
95mg
32%
Sodium
1210mg
50%
Potassium
450mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
4g
Protein
31g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.