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Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Lynn Miller Photo by: Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Lynn Miller

Southwestern Hamburgers

All You APRIL 2010

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Cook time:8 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.75

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 pound ground chuck
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns

Preparation

1. Preheat broiler to high; place a rack about 8 inches from heat source. Combine avocado, shallot, lime juice, crushed red pepper and 1/2 tsp. salt in a bowl. Lightly mash avocado with back of a fork to break up chunks. Cover with plastic wrap, pressing directly onto surface of guacamole, and chill until ready to serve.

2. Sprinkle beef with chili powder and 1 tsp. salt. Mix gently with your hands to distribute seasonings. Shape into 4 patties. Broil hamburgers until they reach desired doneness, turning once, about 8 minutes for medium-rare. Serve hamburgers on buns with guacamole on top.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 551
  • Fat: 27g
  • Saturated fat: 8g
  • Protein: 37g
  • Carbohydrate: 42g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 102mg
  • Sodium: 753mg
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