Tex-Mex Burgers with Charred Onion, Salsa and Avocado
uncooked 95% lean ground beef
½ cup(s), fresh, chopped (divided)
canned green chili peppers
4 oz, drained, diced
uncooked vidalia onion(s)
½ medium, or other sweet onion, cut into four 1/4-inch-thick rounds
4 cup(s), shredded, shredded
fat free salsa
⅔ item(s), medium
- Preheat grill or grill pan.
- In a large bowl, combine beef, 1/4 cup of cilantro, green chilies, chili powder and garlic until thoroughly mixed; form into four 1/2-inch-thick patties.
- Coat patties and onions with cooking spray. Grill, turning as needed, until burgers are desired degree of doneness and onions are lightly charred and tender, about 7 to 9 minutes for medium.
- To serve, place 1 cup of lettuce on each of 4 plates. Top each with 1 burger, 2 tablespoons of salsa, 1 onion slice, 1/4 of avocado and 1 tablespoon of remaining cilantro.