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Chipotle Cheeseburgers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

4 servings

Heat up a casual meal with these zippy mozzarella burgers. You can substitute ground turkey for the beef and your favorite sliced cheese. —Crystal Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
Chipotle Cheeseburgers Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • Lettuce leaves and tomato slices, optional

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  2. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear. Top with cheese. Cook 1-2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve on buns with lettuce and tomato if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 458 calories, 23g fat (10g saturated fat), 101mg cholesterol, 838mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 36g protein.

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