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Southwestern Skillet Burgers Recipe

Southwestern Skillet Burgers Recipe

Simmering browned beef patties in bean and bacon soup and diced tomatoes makes a moist and tasty burger--no bun needed.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with onions, undrained
  • 1 can (11-1/2 ounces) condensed bean with bacon soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the beef, bread crumbs and taco seasoning and mix well. Shape into six 3/4-in.-thick patties.
  • 2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook patties for 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove patties; drain.
  • 3. Add tomatoes and soup to the skillet; return patties to the pan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and heat until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 patty with 1/2 cup tomato mixture equals 483 calories, 23 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 125 mg cholesterol, 945 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 36 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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