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Blue Cheese-Stuffed Burgers

This recipe for blue cheese-stuffed burgers is sure to be the hit at your dinner table. One online reviewer says, "My wife and I love grilling these burgers in the summer. We serve with oven-baked sweet potato fries."

Cooking Light JULY 1996

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 pound ground round
  • 3 tablespoons dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 4 (1-ounce) English muffins, toasted
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato


Coat a small nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot. Add onion; saute 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; let cool. Combine onion, beef, breadcrumbs, water, and egg white in a large bowl; stir well. Divide mixture into 8 equal portions, shaping into 1/2-inch-thick patties. Spoon 1 tablespoon cheese into the center of 4 patties; top with remaining patties. Press edges together to seal.

Prepare grill. Place patties on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes on each side or until done.

Spread 1 tablespoon sour cream over top half of each muffin, and set aside. Line bottom halves of muffins with lettuce leaves; top each with a tomato slice,a patty, and top half of muffin.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 327
  • Calories from fat: 28%
  • Fat: 10.3g
  • Saturated fat: 3.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Protein: 31.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 25.1g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 75mg
  • Iron: 3.8mg
  • Sodium: 391mg
  • Calcium: 116mg

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