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monterey jack stuffed mexican hamburgers with guacamole topping

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Lora DiGs

I made these flavorful burgers with just the rite amount of bite last night. My husband couldn't stop saying how great these were...and I agree :)

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I loved the flavors in this recipe.  The cumin really made this burger special. Plus, I hardly ever meet a guac that I didn't like!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 3
serves 2 HUGE OR 4 REG
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For monterey jack stuffed mexican hamburgers with guacamole topping

  • 1/2 lb
    chopped turkey
  • 1/2 lb
    chopped meat (beef)
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 lg
    chipotle pepper from a can of chipotle in adobo sauce (choppd fine)
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 4
    2" pieces of monterey jack cheese
  • 4
    hamburger buns
  • 2
    ripe avocados scooped out n slightly mashed
  • 1/8 c
    chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 c
    chopped purple onion
  • 1 tsp
    chopped cilantro (optional)
  • 2 pinch
    cayenne pepper (maybe more)
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    lime juice

How To Make monterey jack stuffed mexican hamburgers with guacamole topping

  • 1
    In a large bowl mix together chopped turkey, chopped meat, cumin, chili pwdr, chopped fine chipotle pepper, salt, blk pepper.
  • 2
    Divide mixture into 4 sections...n grab one n place chunk of cheese in middle n cover with meat then form into patty.
  • 3
    Repeat with remaining meat mixture until all 4 are formed. Now place on hot bbq 5 min. Per side.
  • 4
    While burgers r grilln...lets make guac! In med bowl put scooped out avacados, add chopped onion, chopped cilantro, chopped tomato, cayenne pepper, salt, lime juice n mash together (i like my guac chunky so i only smash slightly)
  • 5
    Last step place hamburger on bun n top with guacamole n......enjoy :)