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Guacamole Burgers

(recipe, Avocados From Mexico)


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Introduction

Forget the spread, guac instead! Fresh Guacamole made with Avocados from Mexico makes burgers say “Move over, mayo!”

Ingredients

  1. For the Guacamole
  2. 2 ripe avocados from Mexico, peeled, pitted, and mashed
  3. 1 small red, ripe tomato, diced
  4. ½ cup cilantro leaves, chopped
  5. ¼ tsp. salt
  6. Juice of one lime
  7. 1 jalapeno, stem and seeds removed, finely diced (optional)
  8. For the Burgers
  9. 2 lb. ground sirloin, formed into four patties
  10. 1 tsp. steak seasoning
  11. 4 hamburger buns
  12. 4 1.0 -oz slices cheddar cheese
  13. Green leaf lettuce
  14. 2 ripe, red tomatoes, sliced
  15. 1 small onion, peeled and thinly sliced

Steps

  1. PREPARE THE GUACAMOLE:
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the avocado, tomato, cilantro, lime juice, salt and jalapeno.
  3. Stir to combine and then set aside while preparing the burgers.
  4. PREPARE THE BURGERS:
  5. Season each patty with steak seasoning on both sides before cooking.
  6. You can use a skillet, grill pan, or a grill over high heat to cook your burgers to desired degree of doneness.
  7. When the burgers are almost finished cooking, toast the buns in a toaster oven, a dry skillet, or on the grill.
  8. Assemble the burgers by layering the bottom half of each bun with leaves of lettuce, a burger patty, a slice of cheese, slices of onion, and slices of tomato.
  9. Top with a generous scoop of guacamole, and cover with bun.