Southwestern Burgers Recipe

Southwestern Burgers RecipeTaste of Home

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  • prep 25 min    cook 20 min
  • serves 2

IngredientsNumber of servings: 1 burger, Prepared with fat-free mayo and fat-free cheese.

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium green pepper
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 slices cheddar cheese
  • 2 hamburger buns, split
  • 2 slices tomato
  • 2 slices onion
  • 2 lettuce leaves

    How to make it  45 minutes

  • 1

    In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, mustard, cumin, lemon juice, salt and pepper; cover and refrigerate until serving.

  • 2

    Grill green pepper, covered, over medium heat until skin blisters, about 6 minutes. With tongs, rotate pepper a quarter turn. Grill and rotate until all sides are blackened. Immediately place pepper in a bowl; cover and let stand for 15-20 minutes.

  • 3

    Meanwhile, shape beef into two patties. Grill, uncovered, over medium-hot heat for 7-9 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160°.

  • 4

    Peel off and discard charred skin from green pepper; remove stem and seeds. Cut pepper in half. Top each patty with green pepper and cheese; grill 1 minute longer or until cheese is melted.

  • 5

    Grill buns, cut side down, for 1-2 minutes or until toasted. Spread bun bottoms with mayonnaise mixture; top with burgers, tomato, onion and lettuce. Replace bun tops.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 406
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 72mg
  • Sodium: 1,183mg
  • Carbs: 36g
  • Protein: 32g
  • Fiber: 5g

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