Mexican Burgers

Cheese Stuffed Burger
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  • 20 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 large burgers (4 servings)
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In this recipe, spiced ground beef is shaped into burgers with a pepper jack cheese filling.

What You'll Need

  • 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 slices Monterey Jack cheese (with hot chile peppers)

How to Make It

  1. Combine ground beef with seasonings; form into 8 patties, each about 1/4-inch thick.
  2. Place cheese slices (cut to fit so edges of burgers may be pressed together) in the center of 4 of the patties; cover the cheese with remaining patties and press edges together.
  3. Broil or grill over medium-hot coals, turning once until done.
     

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    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 518
    Total Fat 31 g
    Saturated Fat 15 g
    Unsaturated Fat 11 g
    Cholesterol 177 mg
    Sodium 449 mg
    Carbohydrates 2 g
    Dietary Fiber 1 g
    Protein 55 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)