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Guacamole Burgers

 Guacamole Burgers
Classic bacon cheeseburgers are taken to a whole new level with zippy green chilies and melted Monterey Jack. A dollop of guacamole adds a delicious twist. Patricia Collins of Imbler, Oregon shares the recipe.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 8 bacon strips
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 slices Monterey Jack cheese
  • 4 sandwich buns, split and toasted
  • 1/4 cup guacamole


  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove
  • to paper towels to drain. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine onion
  • and green chilies; set aside. Shape beef into eight patties. Top
  • half of patties with onion mixture. Cover with remaining patties and
  • firmly press edges to seal.
  • Grill, covered, over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or
  • until a meat thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear. Top
  • each with bacon and cheese. Grill 1 minute longer or until cheese is
  • melted. Serve on buns with guacamole. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 burger with 1 tablespoon guacamole equals 549 calories, 31 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 120 mg cholesterol, 896 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 39 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.