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Mexicali Burgers


Mexicali Burger

Mexicali Burger

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

Guacamole
1 pound ground beef
1/3 cup crushed tortilla chips
1/3 cup salsa or picante sauce
3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon ground cumin
4 slices Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese
4 kaiser rolls or hamburger buns, split
Lettuce leaves
Sliced tomatoes

Preparation

  1. To prevent sticking, spray grill with nonstick cooking spray. Prepare coals for grilling. Meanwhile, prepare Guacamole.
  2. Combine beef, tortilla chips, salsa, cilantro, onion and cumin in medium bowl until well blended. Shape mixture into 4 burgers. Place burgers on grid over medium heat. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (or, uncovered, 13 to 15 minutes) to medium (160°F), turning once. Place 1 slice cheese on each burger during last 1 to 2 minutes of grilling. If desired, place rolls, cut side down, on grill to toast lightly during last 1 to 2 minutes of grilling. Place burgers between rolls; top burgers with Guacamole. Serve with lettuce and tomatoes. Garnish as desired.

Nutritional Information

Sodium 931 mg
Protein 36 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 40 g
Cholesterol 95 mg
Total Fat 31 g
Calories 587

Dietary Exchange

Fat 5
Meat 3
Starch 2-1/2

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