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Friday, September 14 2012

This grilled burger recipe is for grown-ups who appreciate a bite of jalapeno, dried tomatoes, and lime peel in burgers. Stacked on buns, the burgers are topped with spicy mayo and fresh greens.


Dried Tomato Burgers
Recipe from 
Servings: 8 servings
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 34 mins
     pounds  lean ground beef
     tablespoons  finely chopped, drained, oil-packed dried tomatoes
     teaspoons  finely shredded lemon or lime peel
     teaspoon  salt
    1/2  teaspoon  pepper
    1/2  cup  light mayonnaise dressing or salad dressing
    1/4  cup  snipped fresh basil
       jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
       onion hamburger buns
     cups  lightly packed arugula or spinach leaves
Combine beef, tomatoes, lemon or lime peel, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into eight 1/2-inch-thick patties. Grill patties on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium heat for 14 to 18 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in side of patty registers 160 degrees F., turning once.
Meanwhile, combine the light mayonnaise or salad dressing, basil, and jalapeno peppers in a small bowl; mix well. During the last 1 to 2 minutes of grilling, place buns, cut sides down, on grill rack to toast. Place burgers on bottom halves of buns. Top with the mayonnaise dressing mixture and arugula or spinach. Add the bun tops. Makes 8 servings.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 450, Total Fat 20 g, Saturated Fat 6 g, Cholesterol 71 mg, Sodium 784 mg, Carbohydrate 40 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 26 g. Daily Values: Vitamin C 13%, Iron 25%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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