Fiesta Burgers

Fiesta Burgers Photo: Oxmoor House


  • 1 1/3 cups chopped seeded tomato
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup taco sauce
  • 1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained
  • 2 pounds ground round
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 8 green leaf lettuce leaves
  • 8 reduced-calorie hamburger buns, split and toasted


Combine first 4 ingredients; cover and chill 30 minutes.

Preheat broiler.

Combine meat and next 4 ingredients; divide mixture into 8 equal portions, shaping each into a 4-inch patty. Broil 4 minutes on each side or until done.

Place a lettuce leaf on bottom half of each bun; top each with a patty. Top evenly with tomato mixture, and cover with bun tops.

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 266
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 0.0%
Fat per serving: 8g
Saturated fat per serving: 2.5g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 26.8g
Carbohydrate per serving: 19.7g
Fiber per serving: 2.6g
Cholesterol per serving: 70mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 423mg
Calcium per serving: 0.0mg

Good to Know

This is no ordinary burger. It's no wonder why it's called the fiesta (party) burger. The spices add a kick to your everyday burger, and veggies like tomatoes and lettuce make the meal a little more healthy. Serve with a multi-grain or whole-wheat bun for a boost of fiber.
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