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Grilled Santa Fe Burgers

Russ Myers


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

★★★★★ 1 vote
4 Servings
15 Min
10 Min


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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
hamburger buns, split or sourdough bread
lettuce leaves
tomato, cut into 4 slices

How to Make Grilled Santa Fe Burgers


  • 1In 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).
  • 2Grill 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.
  • 3Place burgers on buns; top with remaining 1/4 cup salsa; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Serve with lettuce and tomato.

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About Grilled Santa Fe Burgers

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

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