Zesty BBQ Cheeseburgers
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Total Recipe Time: 25 to 30 minutes
Makes 4 servings
1 pound Ground Beef
1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
4 tablespoons barbecue sauce, divided
4 slices white Cheddar, pepper Jack, smoked Gouda or provolone cheese
4 whole wheat hamburger buns or pretzel rolls, split, toasted
Lettuce leaves, tomato slices and red onion slices
|1.||Combine Ground Beef, onion and 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. 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, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally. About 1 minute before burgers are done, brush with remaining 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce and top with cheese.
|3.||Line bottom half of each bun with lettuce leaves, tomato and red onion slices, as desired; top with burger. Close sandwiches.
Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
Nutrition information per serving, using 80% lean ground beef: 462 calories; 24 g fat (10 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 97 mg cholesterol; 509 mg sodium; 29 g carbohydrate; 3.5 g fiber; 31 g protein; 8.7 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.3 mcg vitamin B12; 3.2 mg iron; 39.8 mcg selenium; 6.2 mg zinc; 81.2 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber, iron and choline.
Nutrition information per serving, using 93% lean ground beef: 410 calories; 17 g fat (8 g saturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat); 96 mg cholesterol; 518 mg sodium; 29 g carbohydrate; 3.5 g fiber; 33 g protein; 8.7 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 2.3 mcg vitamin B12; 3.8 mg iron; 39.5 mcg selenium; 6.8 mg zinc; 91.1 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber and choline.