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taco spinach burgers with homemade picante sauce

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Kris Brown
Paducah, KY

My daughter is a very picky eater, but she loves these!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Fresh, light flavors mixed with savory ground beef and taco seasoning! We loved this fun take on a traditional burger and look forward to serving 'em up at our next cookout!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 3
serves 6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For taco spinach burgers with homemade picante sauce

  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 pkg
    taco seasoning mix
  • 1 c
    chopped fresh baby spinach
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese (optional)
  • 1
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes, 15 oz.
  • 1/2 can
    diced green chiles (small 4 oz. can )
  • 1/2 c
    diced yellow onion
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 clove
    garlic (crushed)

How To Make taco spinach burgers with homemade picante sauce

  • 1
    Mix beef, spinach, garlic, egg, and taco seasoning together in a large bowl. Measure into patties and cook in skillet till well done.
  • 2
    When patties are cooked put some of the cheese on top of the patties (still in skillet) and cover with skillet lid for about 20 seconds or until melted.
  • 3
    To make the salsa mix together the tomatoes, chiles, salt, and onion together and cook on med-high for about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and put in a blender. Only blend for a couple of seconds. The sauce should have very few chunks.
  • 4
    Put the burger on a hamburger bun and add about a tbsp of the picante. Eat and enjoy!

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