Grilled Santa Fe Burgers

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

These burgers will go over big time with family, or friends.
There's a tasty "kick" with each bite!


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Serves:

4 Servings

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

1 lb
lean ground beef or ground turkey
1 c
(8 ounce) mexican blend cheese, divided
1/2 c
salsa, divided
1/4 c
crushed tortilla chips
1/4 c
thinly sliced green onions
1 tsp
ground cumin or chili powder
1/2 tsp
garlic salt
4
hamburger buns, split or sourdough bread
lettuce leaves
1
tomato, cut into 4 slices

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In medium bowl, combine ground beef, 3/4 cup cheese, 1/4 cup salsa, tortilla chips, green onions, cumin and garlic salt; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 4 patties, 1/2-inch thick (about 4 inches in diameter).
2
Grill or broil patties on oiled rack 5 to 6 inches from heat source 5 minutes on one side; turn and cook 5 minutes more or until internal temperature reaches 160 F. Grill or lightly toast hamburger buns in broiler.
3
Place burgers on buns; top with remaining 1/4 cup salsa; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Serve with lettuce and tomato.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Burgers, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southwestern