Fiesta Burgers Con Queso
Ingredients icon 7 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4 servings
Time icon 30 to 35 minutes


  • 1 pound Ground Beef

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion

  • 1 jalapeño pepper, minced

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1/2 cup shredded Chihuahua cheese, divided

  • 4 small tortillas, warmed or hamburger buns, split, toasted


  • Thinly sliced lettuce, chopped tomato, avocado slices, salsa, sour cream, guacamole (optional)


  1. Combine Ground Beef, onion, jalapeño, cilantro and 1/4 cup cheese in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Lightly shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.

  2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place patties in skillet; cook 10 to 12 minutes turning occasionally, until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally. About 3 minutes before burgers are done, top evenly with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.

  3. Place burgers in tortillas or buns; season with salt and black pepper, as desired. Top with desired toppings.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 291 Calories; 108 kcal Calories from fat; 12 g Total Fat; 6 g Saturated Fat; 4 g Monounsaturated Fat; 79 mg Cholesterol; 339 mg Sodium; 17 g Total Carbohydrate; 1.2 g Dietary Fiber; 28 g Protein; 3.5 mg Iron; 6.5 mg Niacin; 0.4 mg Vitamin B6; 2.8 mcg Vitamin B12; 6.2 mg Zinc; 26.7 mcg Selenium; 77.4 mg Choline;

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