Grilled Southwest Burger

Grilled Southwest Burger Recipe

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Stormy Stewart


Summer has came and is on it's way out. If you never got into that bathing suit it is ok. There is always next year. But don't wait for a chance to try this guilt free burger.


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15 Min
15 Min


  • 1 lb
    ground sirloin
  • 1 small
    onion diced
  • 1/2
    bell pepper, cored, seeded and grated
  • 1
    egg white
  • 1/2 tsp
    hot sauce
  • 1/2 c
    fresh corn, cooked and cob removed
  • 1 c
    garden fresh diced tomato
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lime juice
  • 4
    whole wheat burger buns
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste (optional)
  • 1-2
    each of: red, green and orange peppers (grilled)

How to Make Grilled Southwest Burger


  1. Coat grill with cooking spray; heat on high.

    Mix sirloin, bell pepper, egg white, 1/2 teaspoon salt and hot sauce in a bowl. Form into four 4-inch
    patties. Set aside.

    Cook corn with 1 tablespoon water in microwave 30 seconds; mix with tomato, onion, cilantro, juice and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt in another bowl. This is your salsa.

    Grill burgers 12 minutes, turning halfway through, until no longer red in the center. Place on buns and top with salsa. Serve with Grilled Tricolor Peppers.

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About Grilled Southwest Burger

Course/Dish: Beef, Burgers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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