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Mexican Beef Burgers Recipe

Mexican Beef Burgers Recipe

"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. YIELD: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

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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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