Roasted Poblano Cheeseburger

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219 CALORIES 9g CARBS 8g FAT 28g PROTEIN
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Roasted poblano peppers and sweet onions, a juicy spiced burger, and melted cheese make my burger dreams come true. Now that the weather is finally warming up it seems like the perfect time to start sharing grill recipes. Plus we finally have a new grill so I am dying to get out and experiment. A classic burger felt like the right place to start but of course I needed to spice things up a bit with mildly spicy poblanos (you could substitute red bell peppers for no spice) and a simple burger patty flavored with cumin, paprika, and coriander. I topped mine with melted mozzarella but feta would be incredible. I also would recommend adding some avocado to counterbalance the heat.

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The Recipe

Roasted Poblano Cheeseburger

PREP TIME: 5 Min
COOK TIME: 10 Min
TOTAL TIME: 15 Min
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Ingredients

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  • 2 U poblano peppers
  • 1 U sweet onion
  • 1 lb. 95% lean ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. coriander
  • 1/2 cup part skim shredded mozzarella cheese

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Instructions

  1. Preheat your grill. Place the poblano peppers (whole) and onion slices the grill. Grill until poblanos are charred on all sides, about 8-10 minutes and onions are tender and browned. They may be ready at different times. Remove the peppers from the grill and cover with dish towel. Allow to steam for about 5 minutes. Remove charred skin and seeds. Set the onions aside.
  2. Meanwhile prepare the burger patties by combining the ground beef with the spices, salt, and pepper. Divide into patties. Grill each patty for 3-5 minutes per side to desired temperature. About one minute before burgers are finished, place the onions, poblano peppers, and cheese on top. so cheese melts. Serve on your favorite roll or wrapped in lettuce.
Nutritional Facts
Serving Size: 1 burger patty
Amount Per Serving
Calories 219
Calories from Fat 21
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g
12%
Saturated Fat 4g
19%
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 77mg
26%
Sodium 303mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate 9g
3%
Dietary Fiber 2g
10%
Sugars 5g
Protein 28g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

The Nutritional Values provided are estimates only and may vary based on the preparation method.

Roasted Poblano Cheeseburger
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