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Green Chile Cheeseburgers

A Tex-Mex combination where the flavor of the beef is front and center, and the condiments compliment the juiciness and freshness of the ingredients.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Tex-Mex
Servings: 4 Burgers
Calories: 967kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 Anaheim or Hatch chile peppers roasted, peeled, and stemmed
  • Oaxaca Chihuahua, or Muenster cheese
  • 4 artisan rolls split and toasted
  • 8 thick slices beefsteak tomatoes optional
  • Red onion slices optional

Instructions

  • In a bowl, combine ground beef salt and pepper; form 4 patties.
  • Heat oil in a cast-iron skillet over medium heat; cook patties, turning once, until a thick crust develops on both sides, about 10 minutes for medium-rare. Top each with roasted chiles and 1 slice of cheese; cover with lid to melt cheese.
  • Place burgers on buns and top with tomato and onions, if desired.

Notes

Feel free to substitute Oaxaca cheese with Buffalo mozzarella. 

Nutrition

Calories: 967kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 65g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 179mg | Sodium: 830mg | Potassium: 1395mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 2478IU | Vitamin C: 99mg | Calcium: 173mg | Iron: 7mg