Green Chile Cheddar Grass-Fed Beef Burgers

Serves 4

Diced chiles and a chipotle-spiked mayonnaise give these juicy burgers a mild kick. Experiment with using fresh roasted chiles when they're in season and adjusting the amount according to how much heat you like.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 pound grass-fed beef
  • 1 (4-ounce) can mild diced green chiles, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons adobo sauce from a can of chipotles in adobo
  • 4 leaves lettuce
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 4 hamburger buns
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Method: 

Preheat a grill to medium heat. Combine beef, chiles, cheddar and salt in a large bowl and form into four (4-inch) patties. Brush with oil and grill, flipping once, until done to your taste, 8 to 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, stir adobo sauce into mayonnaise until blended and set aside. Serve burgers on buns with lettuce, tomato and chipotle mayonnaise.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: analysis uses 90% lean ground beef, 330 calories (150 from fat), 17g total fat, 4.5g saturated fat, 35mg cholesterol, 1150mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 14g protein

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