Southwest Cheeseburgers

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Ingredients
Total Recipe Time:  25 to 30 minutes
Makes 4 servings


1 pound Ground Beef (75% to 80% lean)
1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
Salt and pepper
4 hamburger buns, split, toasted
1/4 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
1/2 cup chopped tomato
Instructions
1.Combine Ground Beef, green onions and cumin in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Lightly shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.
2.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, as desired.
3.Place burger on bottom of each bun; top with cheese and tomato. Close sandwiches.


Cook's Tip:  To broil, place patties on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 3 to 4 inches from heat. Broil 10 to 12 minutes, turning once, until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F.

Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.

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

Nutritional Information
Nutrition information per serving: 381 calories; 19 g fat (8 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 83 mg cholesterol; 313 mg sodium; 23 g carbohydrate; 1.4 g fiber; 28 g protein; 6.3 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.4 mcg vitamin B12; 3.8 mg iron; 26.8 mcg selenium; 5.8 mg zinc.


This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc.
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