Star-Spangled Cheeseburgers

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Ingredients
Total Recipe Time:  30 minutes
Makes 8 servings


2 pounds Ground Beef
1/4 cup regular or reduced-fat mayonnaise
1/4 cup honey mustard
8 slices American cheese
8 hamburger buns, split
Romaine lettuce, tomato slices
Instructions
1.Combine mayonnaise and mustard. Cut star shapes from cheese with cookie cutter.
2.Lightly shape Ground Beef into eight 1/2-inch thick patties. Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally. Season with salt and pepper after turning. About 1 minute before burgers are done, top with cheese stars.
3.Serve in buns with sauce, lettuce and tomato.


Cook's Tip:  Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.

Cook's Tip:  If using 95% lean Ground Beef, add 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs and 2 egg whites to Ground Beef. Continue as directed in step 2.

Nutritional Information
Nutrition information per serving, using 95% lean ground beef recipe and reduced fat mayonnaise: 407 calories; 18 g fat (8 g saturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat); 95 mg cholesterol; 883 mg sodium; 28 g carbohydrate; 1.2 g fiber; 33 g protein; 7.0 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.2 mcg vitamin B12; 4.1 mg iron; 29.0 mcg selenium; 5.8 mg zinc.


This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitaminB6, vitaminB12, iron, selenium and zinc.


Nutrition information per serving, using 80% lean ground beef recipe and regular mayonnaise: 495 calories; 29 g fat (11 g saturated fat; 9 g monounsaturated fat); 100 mg cholesterol; 661 mg sodium; 23 g carbohydrate; 0.9 g fiber; 31 g protein; 6.1 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.6 mcg vitamin B12; 3.6 mg iron; 29.7 mcg selenium; 6.2 mg zinc.


This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitaminB6, vitaminB12, iron, selenium and zinc.
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