Tex-Mex Cheeseburgers

Tex-Mex Cheeseburgers
David Prince 
Give your burgers a regional spin by garnishing with Monterey Jack cheese, salsa, and sliced avocado.

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Serves 4
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
15
minutes

Ingredients

1 3/4
pounds
ground beef
1
teaspoon
paprika
kosher salt and black pepper
1
tablespoon
olive oil
1
cup
grated Monterey Jack cheese (4 ounces)
4
hamburger buns
1/4
cup
salsa
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.
Kate Merker
January 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 269
  • Protein 40 g
  • Carbohydrate 27 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Fiber 4 g
  • Fat 30 g
  • Sat Fat 12 g
  • Calcium 297 mg
  • Iron 5 mg
  • Sodium 781 mg
  • Cholesterol 111 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.