Grilled Santa Fe Burgers

Course : Sandwiches
Serves: 4
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1 pound lean ground beef or ground turkey
1 cup shredded mexican blend of 4 cheeses (cheddar -- monterey jack asadero, queso quesadilla)
1/2 cup salsa
1/4 cup crushed tortilla chips
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
1 teaspoon ground cumin or chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
4 pieces hamburger buns
1 bunch lettuce
1 medium sliced tomatoes

Preparation / Directions:

1. Prepare medium-hot charcoal fire or preheat gas grill to medium-high. 2. In medium bowl, combine ground beef, 3/4 cup of the cheese, 1/4 cup of the salsa, tortilla chips, green onions, cumin or chili powder, and garlic salt; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 1/2-inch patties. 3. Grill burgers on oiled rack about 5 minutes per side or until thickest part registers 160 degrees F. 4. Place burgers on buns; top with the remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Serve with lettuce and tomato.


Nutritional Information:

158 Calories (kcal); 3g Total Fat; (19% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 27g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 663mg Sodium

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