Fiesta Burgers Con Queso

Burgers made with onion, jalapeno, cilantro and cheese sit inside a soft flour tortilla, topped with your choice of goodies!

  • 35
    min
  • 4
    SERVINGS
  • 324
    Cal
  • 25 g
    Protein

Ingredients & Cooking

Ingredients:

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

Cooking:

  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. Cook's Tip: 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.
  4. Place burgers in tortillas or buns; season with salt and black pepper, as desired. Top with desired toppings.

Nutrition Information

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