- 2 ounces (4 slices) Sargento Deli-Style Reduced Fat Pepper Jack Cheese
- 1 pound 85% lean ground beef
- 4 drops liquid hot pepper sauce
- 4 whole-grain, light hamburger buns
- 4 slices tomato
- 1/4 cup lightly chopped cilantro
Preheat grill. Cut cheese slices into half-inch pieces. In a medium-size bowl, combine cheese, ground beef, and hot pepper sauce, and mix well. Shape meat into four equal patties. Slightly depress center of each patty. Grill burgers approximately 5 minutes on each side until meat is cooked through. Place burger on bottom of hamburger bun, top with 1 slice tomato and a quarter of the chopped cilantro. Add top bun and serve.
Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 1 cheeseburger.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 365, Carbohydrates: 16 g, Protein: 28 g, Fat: 21 g, Saturated Fat: 7 g, Cholesterol: 77 mg, Sodium: 301 mg, Fiber: 2 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 4 medium-fat meat. Carbohydrate choices: 1.
This recipe was developed by Kathleen Stanley, a diabetes educator at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.