I can take no credit for this recipe, I give it all to Brendan. He whipped up this filling, healthy, appetizing burger for dinner and it was delightful. Brendan and I love to come up with recipes that are healthy and also satisfying and this burger fell in that category perfectly.
Lean Mexican Burgers
-1 pound 96% lean ground beef
-1/4 cup fat free sour cream
-1/4 cup minced onion
-1/2 of a Serrano chili pepper. minced
-1 1/2 teaspoon cumin
-3/4 teaspoon chili power
-Pinch of cayenne pepper (more or less depending if you like it spicy)
-1 teaspoon minced garlic
-1/4 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
-Salt and Pepper
-low fat pepper jack cheese
Place beef in large mixing bowl, salt and pepper generously. Combine all other ingredients. Mix together but don't overwork your meat- you don't want it to get too tough.
Form into desired burger patty size. Using your thumb, place a small divot on top of each patty to prevent swelling while they cook.
Grill to desired temperature, top with pepper jack cheese & guacamole, serve and enjoy!
Brendan's Homemade Guacamole:
-1/2 cup tomatoes, seeded and diced
-2 large Haas avocados
-1 teaspoon lime juice
-1/4 cup diced red onion
-1/2 of a Serrano chili pepper, diced
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