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Tex-Mex Beef Burgers

Tex-Mex Beef Burgers Photo: Travis Rathbone


  • 1
  • 4 (3/4-oz) slices pepper jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup store-bought sliced, pickled peppers
  • 4 (1.6-oz) sesame seed buns, toasted


1. Form sirloin into 4 (4-inch) patties; season with salt and pepper.

2. Heat grill to medium-high; cook, turning once, until burgers are 160° inside for medium (5-6 minutes per side). Serve with desired toppings and buns.

    Tex-Mex Beef Burgers deliver south-of-the-border flavor to the dinner table with the addition of pepper jack cheese and pickled peppers.
  • Yield: Makes 4 burgers (serving size: 1 tex-mex beef burger)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 394
Fat per serving: 14.7g
Saturated fat per serving: 6.7g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 4.7g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1.9g
Protein per serving: 42g
Carbohydrate per serving: 22g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Cholesterol per serving: 100mg
Iron per serving: 4mg
Sodium per serving: 463mg
Calcium per serving: 219mg

Good to Know

Pickled peppers add an unexpected crunch and loads of flavor to this mild-spiced burger.