FIESTA BURGERS CON QUESO

Fiesta Burgers Con Queso --
30 Minutes or Less
  • Total Recipe Time: 30 to 35 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 pound Ground Beef
  2. 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  3. 1 jalapeño pepper, minced
  4. 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
  5. 1/2 cup shredded Chihuahua cheese, divided
  6. 4 small tortillas, warmed or hamburger buns, split, toasted
Toppings:
  1. Thinly sliced lettuce, chopped tomato, avocado slices, salsa, sour cream, guacamole (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS FOR FIESTA BURGERS CON QUESO

  1. Combine Ground Beef, onion, jalapeño, cilantro and 1/4 cup cheese in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Lightly shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.
  2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place patties in skillet; cook 10 to 12 minutes turning occasionally, until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally. About 3 minutes before burgers are done, top evenly with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.
  3. Place burgers in tortillas or buns; season with salt and black pepper, as desired. Top with desired toppings.
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • To grill, place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 7 to 9 minutes), until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.

    Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
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