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Chipotle Cheeseburgers for Two

 Chipotle Cheeseburgers for Two
Heat up a casual meal with these zippy mozzarella burgers. You can substitute ground turkey for the beef and your favorite sliced cheese. —Crystal Jo Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25


  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 2 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • Lettuce leaves and tomato slices, optional


  • In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble beef
  • over mixture and mix well. Shape into two patties.
  • Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7
  • minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160° and
  • juices run clear. Top with cheese. Cover and cook 1-2 minutes longer
  • or until cheese is melted. Serve on buns with lettuce and tomato if
  • desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 burger equals 425 calories, 21 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 849 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 32 g protein.

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Chipotle Cheeseburgers for Two (continued)

Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.