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Chipotle Cheeseburgers for Two Recipe

Chipotle Cheeseburgers for Two Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into two patties.
  • 2. 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.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.