Barbecue Cheddar Cheeseburgers

Cheddar cheese and bottled barbecue sauce on a beef burger
 Christopher Baker
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preparation
15
minutes
cooking
15
minutes
other
0
minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients

1 1/4
pounds
ground chuck (85 percent lean or less)
kosher salt and black pepper
4
ounces
Cheddar, sliced
4
hamburger buns
1/4
cup
barbecue sauce

Directions

  1. Heat grill to medium-high. Form beef into four ½-inch-thick patties and season with ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  2. Grill the patties (do not press or flatten), 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium-rare. During the last minute of cooking, top with the cheese and cook, covered, until it melts.
  3. Place the burgers on the buns and top with the barbecue sauce.
Kate Merker
May 2009

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 236
  • Fat 26 g
  • Sat Fat 12 g
  • Cholesterol 114 mg
  • Sodium 915 mg
  • Protein 38 g
  • Carbohydrate 28 g
  • Sugar 8 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Iron 4 mg
  • Calcium 288 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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