Green Chili Burgers

Spicy and full of flavor, these burgers are sure to please everyone with their varied toppings. Pass additional hot pepper sauce for those who want an extra kick!

Hands-on Time: 10 min. | Total Time: 25 min. | Serves: 4 | Difficulty: Easy

  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 can (4 oz.) diced jalapeños, drained
  • 1 tsp. hot pepper sauce
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 3 oz. hot pepper cheese slices
  • 4 hamburger buns, optional
  • 4 jalapeño chilies, sliced
  • 4 large lettuce leaves
  • 2 cups prepared salsa
  • 4 large tomato slices
  • Sour cream, optional
  1. Combine the onion, ground beef, chilies, hot pepper sauce and salt in a medium bowl; mix gently but thoroughly. Shape into 4 patties.
  2. Prepare the grill for medium high heat. (Alternately, burgers may be cooked indoors on a lightly oiled nonstick skillet.)
  3. Grill (or cook) burgers, turning once, until desired doneness, about 10 to 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160°F. Top with cheese slices last minute of grilling or cooking.
  4. Place burgers on a bun or serving plate and top as desired.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Analysis:

Per serving: Calories 530, Calories from Fat 180, Total Fat 20g (31% DV), Saturated Fat 9g (45% DV), Trans Fat 0.5g, Cholesterol 95mg (32% DV), Sodium 2040mg (85% DV), Carbohydrates 57g (19% DV), Dietary Fiber 5g (20% DV), Sugars 13g, Protein 37g, Vitamin A 35%, Vitamin C 45%, Calcium 35%, Iron 35%.

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