ZESTY BBQ CHEESEBURGERS

Zesty BBQ Cheeseburgers -- Who can resist a juicy burger with extra zip from BBQ sauce?
Who can resist a juicy burger with extra zip from BBQ sauce?
30 Minutes or Less
  • Total Recipe Time: 25 to 30 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 pound Ground Beef
  2. 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  3. 4 tablespoons barbecue sauce, divided
  4. 4 slices white Cheddar, pepper Jack, smoked Gouda or provolone cheese
  5. 4 whole wheat hamburger buns or pretzel rolls, split, toasted
  6. Lettuce leaves, tomato slices and red onion slices

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ZESTY BBQ CHEESEBURGERS

  1. Combine Ground Beef, onion and 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.
  2. 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. About 1 minute before burgers are done, brush with remaining 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce and top with cheese.
  3. Line bottom half of each bun with lettuce leaves, tomato and red onion slices, as desired; top with burger. Close sandwiches.
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
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