Jalapeño cheeseburgers

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Preparation time:
5 minutes
Cooking time:
10 minutes.


4 servings

Serving size:
1 cheeseburger

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.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 365 calories, 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.



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