Grilled Pico Burgers

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Helene Mulvihill

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@WeBakeinTX

We have alot of fresh vegetables growing in our garden this year, and we're enjoying coming up with new ways to eat them. This was something we came up with after having leftover pico de gallo from fajitas the night before. We mixed the pico with the ground beef and it was very tasty, but the burgers were falling apart because the tomato chunks were too big and not sticking in the paties. But the flavor was all there so we gave it another try with a plan in mind, mince those veggies as small as possible. The results were fantastic, I can't even imagine why we didnt try this before now! plain burgers will never be enough in this house again!!

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For those that like food with a Mexican flavor this one is for you!  The cilantro in the burger was a great addition. These burgers were not for the faint of heart but the sour cream and the avocado did tone the temp down. These would be great for a tailgate! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 8 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 c
    minced red onion
  • 1/2 c
    minced red tomatoes
  • 1 tsp
    cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsp
    hot sauce, i used Cholula chili lime hot sauce
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef for burgers
  • 6 to 8 slice
    monterey jack cheese
  • ·
    sliced avocado
  • ·
    sour cream
  • ·
    burger buns

How to Make Grilled Pico Burgers

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut up the tomatoes and onions, chop the cilantro.
  2. I used my mixer to make the burger mixture with the ground beef, onions, tomatoes, cumin, peppers, hot sauce, cilantro and garlic. Then formed into patties.
  3. Hubby grilled them for 7 to 10 minutes on each side then topped them with the monterey jack cheese.
  4. We put them on burger rolls and topped them with the avocado and sour cream.
  5. Hubby topped his with diced fresh jalapenos from the garden.
  6. I put a little salsa on mine.

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About Grilled Pico Burgers

Course/Dish: Beef, Burgers, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Collection: Grilling Favorites
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #burger




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