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With each bite of zesty Southwestern Burgers, discover the bold tastes of cilantro and chipotle chile powder with bits of corn kernels mixed together with lean ground beef. Add an extra kick to your burger with a slice of pepper Jack cheese.

Ellen Kunes and Frances Largeman-Roth, RD
Recipe by Health January 2012

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Yield:
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 burger, 1 bun, and 1/4 toppings)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir ground beef, egg, chopped red onion, minced garlic, corn kernels, cilantro, and chipotle chile powder together in a large bowl; form into 4 equal-size patties. Heat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat; cook burgers until medium-rare (5-6 minutes per side). Divide pepper jack cheese slices among cooked burgers; place on burger buns with lettuce leaves and red onion rings.

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Chef's Notes

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CarbLovers Diet Cookbook

Nutrition Facts

399 calories; fat 15.4g; saturated fat 7.1g; mono fat 3.2g; poly fat 1.4g; protein 34g; carbohydrates 31g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 131mg; sodium 414mg.
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