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Chipotle Cheeseburgers

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

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • Lettuce leaves and tomato slices, optional

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble beef
  • over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  • Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7
  • minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160° and
  • juices run clear. Top with cheese. Cook 1-2 minutes longer or until
  • cheese is melted. Serve on buns with lettuce and tomato if desired.
  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 burger equals 458 calories, 23 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 101 mg cholesterol, 838 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 36 g protein.

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Chipotle Cheeseburgers (continued)

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