Taco Spinach Burgers with Homemade Picante Sauce

Kris Brown


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


★★★★★ 3 votes

5 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 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(s)
    diced tomatoes, 15 oz.
  • 1/2 can(s)
    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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About Taco Spinach Burgers with Homemade Picante Sauce

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: For Kids

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