Rating: 4 stars
14 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 3
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  • 1 star values: 0

Chipotle chiles and fresh salsa give these burgers a Southwestern kick that will heat up the dinner table in just 20 minutes.

David Bonom
Recipe by Cooking Light August 2010

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hands-on:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 burger)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 5 ingredients and 2 tablespoons salsa. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty.

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  • Heat a large skillet or grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add patties to pan; cook 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Top each patty with 1 cheese slice; cook 1 minute or until cheese melts.

  • Place 1 lettuce leaf on bottom half of each bun; top with 2 tomato slices, 1 patty, 1 1/2 teaspoons salsa, and 1 bun top.

Chef's Notes

This updated version of Southwest Salsa Burgers is based on a recipe that originally ran in Cooking Light, August 2010. The recipe was retested and updated for Cooking Light Crave!, Oxmoor House, 2013.

Nutrition Facts

328 calories; fat 11.3g; saturated fat 4.9g; mono fat 3.5g; poly fat 1.6g; protein 32g; carbohydrates 26g; fiber 1.7g; cholesterol 74mg; iron 3.7mg; sodium 696mg; calcium 209mg.
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