Mexican-Style Burgers Camping & Picnicking
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- 1 lb. ground beef
- 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
- 2 tsp. chopped onion
- 2 tsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro
- 1/8 tsp. salt
- 1/8 tsp. pepper
- 4 hamburger buns, split
- 4 romaine lettuce leaves
- 1 tomato, sliced
- 1 avocado, sliced
- 1 onion, thinly sliced
Combine ground beef, jalapeno pepper, chopped onion, cilantro, salt and black pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Lightly shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.
Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 11 to 13 minutes to medium (160�'°F) doneness, until not pink in center and juices show no pink color, turning occasionally.
Line bottom of each bun with lettuce leaf; top with burger, tomato, avocado and sliced onion. Close sandwiches.
Cook's Tip: To prepare on gas grill, preheat grill according to manufacturer's directions for medium heat. Grill patties, covered, 7 to 8 minutes to medium (160�'°F) doneness, until not pink in center and juices show no pink color, turning occasionally.
Nutrition information per serving: 439 calories; 25 g fat (7 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 77 mg cholesterol; 345 mg sodium; 29 g carbohydrate; 3.1 g fiber; 28 g protein; 6.2 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.4 mcg vitamin B12; 7.9 mg iron; 26.8 mcg selenium; 5.7 mg zinc.