Tex-Mex Cheeseburgers

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 535 calories
    • Calories 269 calories from fat
    • Fat 30 g
    • Sat Fat 12 g
    • Cholesterol 111 mg
    • Sodium 781 mg
    • Protein 40 g
    • Carbohydrate 27 g
    • Sugar 4 g
    • Fiber 4 g
    • Iron 5 mg
    • Calcium 297 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 3/4pounds ground beef
  2. Check 1teaspoon paprika
  3. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  4. Check 1tablespoon olive oil
  5. Check 1cup grated Monterey Jack cheese (4 ounces)
  6. Check 4 hamburger buns
  7. Check 1/4cup salsa
  8. Check 1 avocado, sliced

Directions

  1. Form the beef into four ½-inch-thick patties and season with the paprika, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the patties for 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium-rare. During the last minute of cooking, top the burgers with the cheese and cook, covered.
  3. Serve the burgers on the buns with the salsa and the avocado.