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Swisscamole Burgers

 Swisscamole Burgers
This recipe won the Chef Award at a contest sponsored by a major food company more than 20 years ago. Since then, it's the burger recipe my husband and I like best.—Dlores DeWitt, Colorado Springs, Colorado
4 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Cook: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
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  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine ground beef with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper.
  • Shape into 8 small patties.
  • Mash avocados and mix with remaining salt, onion, lemon juice,
  • mayonnaise and bacon. Place a slice of cheese on 4 of the patties.
  • Top with avocado mixture. Cover with another pattie; press edges to
  • seal.
  • Broil or grill to desired doneness. Serve on toasted buns.
  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 710 calories,

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Swisscamole Burgers (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 51 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 106 mg cholesterol, 1,426 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 35 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.