Sep
04
2013

Mexican Burgers Recipe

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Mexican Burgers Recipe--The Peaceful Mom

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Mexican Burgers Recipe

We recently tired of our usual cheeseburgers and decided to try something a little different–Mexican Burgers. We made our burgers flavorful, but not too spicy, but of course you can adjust the recipe to suit your tastes!

Mexican Burgers Recipe

Yield: 8 burgers

A flavorful twist on burgers from The Peaceful Mom!

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 large red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons dried onions
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • Toppings: Cheddar or Monterrey Jack Cheese, red onion slices, salsa

Instructions

  1. In a small skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat for about 1 minute.
  2. Add diced red pepper to skillet and saute for two minutes until the pepper is just starting to soften.
  3. Add minced garlic and saute for 1-2 minutes more, stirring often so that the garlic does not burn.
  4. Allow pepper and garlic mixture to cool.
  5. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, egg, cooled pepper and garlic mixture, dried onions and spices.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Grill or broil burgers.
  8. Top with cheese, onion slice and salsa according to taste.

Notes

If you need to make these quickly, substitute 1 small can of green chilis and 1 teaspoon dried minced garlic for the sauteed pepper and garlic mixture. To make these gluten free, simply use a gluten free bun or serve burgers without a bun.

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Jac @ For Life, Love and Books September 4, 2013 at 11:32 am

This is definitely going on our meal plan for next week!! YUM!! (I adore Mexican Food – but am always looking for new ways to make it!)

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Stephanie September 4, 2013 at 1:43 pm

Yum this looks delicious! Such a neat twist on the normal burger.

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Marianne @ Ragdoll Kitchen October 29, 2013 at 10:06 am

These look great!

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Kimberlee October 29, 2013 at 4:20 pm

Thanks Marianne!

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Amber November 2, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Brilliant! Why haven’t I thought of this? Will be trying soon!

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Kimberlee November 2, 2013 at 11:20 pm

Let me know what you think. :)

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Willow January 3, 2014 at 12:48 am

We make something similar to this in a meat loaf, the kids have always loved it, I can not wait to try it in a hamburger it has never occured to me before. I love this whole webite so much information. So much I plan to try too.

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Kimberlee January 3, 2014 at 8:35 am

That’s funny Willow, because I have never thought of making a Mexican-style meatloaf before. :) I’m glad you are enjoying the website. Thanks for taking the time to comment.

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