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Mexican Chili-Cheese Burgers

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Hi Buddies ~

 

Made this one for dinner tonight, and it was a nice twise on regular old ham-or-turkey burgers. The sour cream is a great idea, which I might try on other burgers!

 

MEXICAN CHILI-CHEESE BURGERS

Published: Cooking Light-07/01/96

Serves: 4

Points per Serving: 8

 

INGREDIENTS

1 pound ground round

1 cup chopped seeded plum tomato

1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro

1 tablespoon chili powder

2 teaspoons minced seeded jalapeno pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon pepper

Cooking spray

4 (3/4-ounce) slices reduced-fat Monterey Jack or cheddar cheese

1/4 cup fat-free sour cream

4 (1-1/2-ounce) hamburger buns

4 iceberg lettuce leaves

8 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato

Grilled onions (optional)

 

INSTRUCTIONS

 

Combine first 9 ingredients in a bowl; stir well. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping into 1/2-inch-thick patties.

 

Prepare grill. Place patties on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes on each side or until done. Place 1 cheese slice on top of each patty; cover and grill an additional minute or until cheese melts.

 

Spread 1 tablespoon of sour cream over top half of each bun, and set aside. Place patties on bottom halves of buns; top each with lettuce, tomato, onions (if desired), and top half of bun.

 

YIELD: 4 servings

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO

calories: 381

carbohydrates: 28.1 g

cholesterol: 84 mg

fat: 13.1 g

sodium: 655 mg

protein: 36.3 g

calcium: 212 mg

iron: 4.2 mg

fiber: 1.7 g

 

Enjoy!

Christine

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208.2/169.5/144

SW/CW/WW Goal (PG TBD)

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