Bacon-Cheese Burger with Orange Salsa
Makes 4 servings
|2||large oranges, peeled, pith removed and diced|
|1||jalapeño pepper,* seeded and finely chopped|
|1||large shallot, peeled and finely chopped|
|1||tablespoon minced fresh cilantro|
|1||teaspoon cider vinegar|
|1||pound ground beef round|
|1/2||cup (2 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese|
*Jalapeño peppers can sting and irritate the skin, so wear rubber gloves when handling peppers and do not touch your eyes.
- For orange salsa, combine oranges, jalapeño, shallot, cilantro, cider vinegar, honey and salt in medium bowl. Stir until well blended; set aside.
- Cook bacon in large skillet until very crisp. Drain on paper towels; crumble or chop into small pieces. Discard all but 1 tablespoon bacon drippings from skillet.
- Combine bacon, beef and cheese in bowl; stir gently until just mixed. Shape into 4 patties. Cook in bacon drippings remaining in skillet about 5 minutes per side or until well browned and no longer pink in center. Serve with orange salsa.
|Serving Size:||1 burger with 1/2 cup salsa|
|Calories from Fat||42 %|
|Total Fat||13 g|
|Saturated Fat||6 g|
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