Mexican Beef Burgers Recipe
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Mexican Beef Burgers Recipe

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"When half the family requested hamburgers and the others wanted tacos, my daughter-in-law and I came up with this compromise," recalls Stanny Barta of Pisek, North Dakota.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chilies
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds ground turkey or beef
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  • 3/4 cup finely crushed corn chips
  • 8 flour tortillas (10 inches), warmed
  • TOPPING:
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Chopped ripe olives
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Salsa
  • Sour cream

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 508 calories, 22 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 128 mg cholesterol, 890 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble beef and chips over mixture; mix well. Shape into eight patties.
  2. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 6-9 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Wrap burgers and desired toppings in tortillas. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Mexican Beef Burgers in Taste of Home June/July 1996, p12

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 508 calories, 22 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 128 mg cholesterol, 890 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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Reviewed Apr. 2, 2011

I have made it again. The burgers have a wonderful flavor. My family loves this recipe.

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Reviewed Mar. 14, 2010

My family absolutely loved these burgers. I don't know why I didn't think of using tortillas before. I will certainly use them again.

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