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Mexican Chili Beef Burgers

8
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8
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
32 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
12 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
We spiked our burgers with ancho chili powder and topped them with a salsa of fresh tomato, avocado and radish.

Ingredients

Uncooked 93% lean ground beef

1 pound(s)

Uncooked onion(s)

¼ cup(s), minced

Minced garlic

1½ tsp(s)

Chili powder

1½ tbsp(s), ancho variety

Canned tomato juice

¼ cup(s)

Egg white(s)

1 egg white(s), large

Black pepper

½ pinch, freshly ground

Table salt

½ tsp(s)

Fresh tomato(es)

3 medium, ripe, diced (about 1/2 cup total)

Fresh radish(es)

3 medium, diced, (about 1/4 cup)

Avocado

medium, medium, Hass, diced

Cilantro

1 tbsp(s), fresh, chopped

Fresh lime juice

1 tbsp(s)

Table salt

¼ tsp(s)

Reduced calorie hamburger roll(s)

4 item(s), toasted on grill

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill (or grill pan) to medium heat.
  2. In a large bowl, combine beef, onion, garlic, chili powder, tomato juice, egg white, pepper and 1/2 teaspoon of salt; combine thoroughly. Form mixture into 4 patties, about 1/2-inch thick each.
  3. Place burgers on grill and increase heat to medium-high; cook for 5 minutes. Flip burgers and cook for 5 minutes more. Flip and cook 1 minute more on each side for medium (and longer for desired degree of doneness).
  4. Meanwhile, make salsa. In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, radishes, avocado, cilantro, lime juice and 1/4 teaspoon of salt; mix to combine.
  5. Serve each burger on a roll topped with about 1/4 cup of salsa.