California Burgers

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Oct. 25, 2010


Ground beef sirloin 5 Ounce
Low fat monterey jack cheese 3/4 Ounce , cut in half (1 slice)
Kaiser rolls 2 Ounce , each cut in half horizontally and lightly toasted (2 pieces, 1 ounce each)
Lettuce leaves 2
Ketchup 2 Tablespoon
Tomato slices 4
Avocado slices 4 , pared (4 slices, 1/2 ounce each)
Alfalfa sprouts 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Pickle 1 Medium , cut in half


1. Preheat broiler. Shape sirloin into 2 equal patties and arrange on rack in broiling pan; broil 5 inches from heat source until medium-rare, 2 to 3 minutes on each side, or until done to taste.

2. Top each burger with half of the cheese and broil until cheese melts, about 1 minute.

3. Onto bottom half of each roll arrange 1 lettuce leaf and 1 burger; then top each with 1 tablespoon ketchup, 2 tomato slices, 2 avocado slices, 2 tablespoons sprouts, and remaining half of roll. Serve each burger with pickle half.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium