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Mexican Taco Burgers

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The taco burgers are easy to prepare and microwaved ground beef burgers flavored with taco sauce. Served on split hamburger buns, these burgers can be microwaved and served with lettuce leaves. Made spicy with chili sauce, the taco burgers can be served with salsa or taco sauce.
  Salsa/Taco sauce 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Lettuce leaves 4
  Hamburger buns 4 , split
  Pasteurized process cheese spread slices 4 Ounce, pasteurized

In a mixing bowl combine salsa or taco sauce, bread crumbs, chili powder, and salt.
Add ground beef; mix well.
Shape meat mixture into four 3/4 inch thick patties.
Arrange patties in an 8x8x2-inch microwave safe baking dish.
Cover loosely with waxed paper Micro cook on 100% power (high) for 3 minutes.
Drain off fat, gave the dish a half turn, and turn meat patties over.
Cook on high for 3 to 5 minutes more or till no pink remains.
Place lettuce on buns, if desired.
Top with cooked meat patties and process cheese spread.
Pass additional salsa or taco sauce with burgers, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 586 Calories from Fat 343

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g59.9%

Saturated Fat 15.1 g75.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 90 mg30%

Sodium 908.5 mg37.9%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 6.4 g

Protein 29 g58%

Vitamin A 28.2% Vitamin C 6.8%

Calcium 25.8% Iron 14%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mexican Taco Burgers Recipe