Grilled Taco Burgers

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 6
Grilled Taco Burgers

Ingredients

5
large tortilla chips, crushed (about 1/4 cup)
1/4
cup Old El Paso™ taco sauce
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
6
slices (1 oz each) pepper Jack cheese
6
burger buns, split
Olive oil cooking spray
3/4
cup shredded lettuce
1
medium tomato, coarsely chopped

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix crushed chips, taco sauce, salt, pepper and beef. Shape mixture into 6 patties, about 5 inches in diameter. Press thumb in center of each patty, creating a slight indentation, until bottom of patty is about 1/2 inch thick.
  • 2
    Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 5 minutes. Turn patties; cook about 5 minutes longer or until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. Top each patty with cheese slice; cook 1 minute or until cheese begins to melt.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, spray cut sides of buns with cooking spray. Place buns, cut sides down, on grill; cook about 2 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 4
    To serve, place cheese-topped patties on bottom halves of buns. Top with lettuce, tomato and top halves of buns.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Cheddar cheese can be used instead of pepper Jack cheese.
  • Lean ground beef, instead of extra-lean beef, can also be used.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
38%
Saturated Fat
11g
55%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
120mg
40%
Sodium
700mg
29%
Potassium
510mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
4g
Protein
40g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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