Western Burgers

Ground Beef burgers with avocado, jalapeno peppers, cilantro and onion? Count us in!

  • 25
    min
  • 4
    SERVINGS
  • 250
    Cal
  • 24 g
    Protein

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 romaine or iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced

Cooking:

  1. Combine Ground Beef, jalapeño pepper, onion, cilantro, salt and black pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Lightly 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,  covered, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.

    Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
  3. Place each burger on lettuce leaf.  Evenly top with tomato, avocado and onion slices.  Wrap lettuce leaves around burgers.

254 CALORIES

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4g SAT FAT

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24g PROTEIN

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3.1 mg IRON

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5.9 mg ZINC

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* Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
** Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet

Nutrition information per serving: 254 Calories; 135 Calories from fat; 15g Total Fat (4 g Saturated Fat; 8 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 75 mg Cholesterol; 137 mg Sodium; 8 g Total Carbohydrate; 2.8 g Dietary Fiber; 24 g Protein; 3.1 mg Iron; 6.1 mg Niacin; 0.6 mg Vitamin B6; 2.1 mcg Vitamin B12; 5.9 mg Zinc; 18.7 mcg Selenium; 85.7 mg Choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium; and a good source of Dietary Fiber, Iron, and Choline.

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