Tex Mex Cheese Burgers

* 1 pound of lean ground beef

* 1/3 cup of onions - minced

* 1 tablespoon of ketchup

* 1/2 teaspoon of chili powder

* 4 ounces of shredded Mexican cheese blend

* 1/3 teaspoon of salt

* 1/3 teaspoon of ground pepper

* 4 hamburger buns - toasted

* 2 leaves of lettuce

* 1 tomato

 

Sauce

 

* 1/2 cup of sour cream

* 1/3 cup of ketchup

* 1 can of chopped green chilies (4 1/2 ounces)

* 1/4 teaspoon of hot sauce (optional)

 

Mix together the ground beef, minced onions, ketchup, chili powder, shredded cheese, and the salt and pepper.

 

Shape into four patties.

 

In a non-stick, pre-heated frying pan, set to medium high heat, fry the burgers for 4 minutes on each side.

 

Serve on a toasted roll with Tex-Mex Burger sauce.

 

 

Tex-Mex Burger Sauce

 

Stir together all ingredients. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Makes 1 cup

 

 

Adapted from: Recipezaar

 

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Taken on April 14, 2008