Spicy Nacho Burger

4
Servings
45m
Prep Time
10-20m
Cook Time
55m
Ready In


"Very worth while the little extra time it takes to make this burger! Make sure you use large buns"

Original recipe yields 4 servings
OK
  • FOR PICO DE GALLO
  • CHILI QUESO
  • FOR BURGERS
  • FOR GUACAMOLE

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (637.2 g)
  • Calories 1294.7
  • Total Fat - 82.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 33.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 308.4 mg
  • Sodium - 2482.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 48.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 9.2 g
  • Sugars - 14.9 g
  • Protein - 87.4 g
  • Calcium - 572.2 mg
  • Iron - 10.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 67 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.6 mg

FOR THE PICO DE GALLO


Step 1

Combine all of the ingredients for the pico in a small bowl and mix well. Cover bowl and chill in the refrigerator.

FOR GUACAMOLE


Step 2

In a small bowl, smash up most of the avocado, but be sure to leave several unmashed chunks. Add the remaining ingredients for the guacamole to the avocado and mix well.Cover bowl and chill in the refrigerator.

FOR THE CHILI QUESO


Step 3

In yet another small bowl, mix together ground beef, flour, a pinch of salt, a pinch of black pepper, and a pinch of chili powder.

Step 4

Use your hands to work the dry ingredients into the ground beef. Brown the beef in a small skillet over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Use a spoon or spatula to crumble the beef as it cooks. Cook until it's brown, then set aside.

Step 5

Melt the Cheez Whiz with 2 tablespoons of milk over low heat. When milk and cheese has been combined, add the remaining queso ingredients.

Step 6

Heat while stirring often until cheese is smooth and creamy, then cover saucepan and remove it from the heat.

TO MAKE THE BURGERS


Step 7

Preheat a griddle or large frying pan over medium heat. Lightly butter the face of each bun and brown the buns face-down on the heat.

Step 8

Separate the ground beef into four 1/2-pound portions. Roll each portion of meat into a ball and then pat the meat down into a circular patty slightly larger in diameter than the hamburger buns.

Step 9

Cook the hamburger patties for 5-10 minutes per side, until done. Lightly salt and pepper each burger patty.

BUILD THE BURGERS OPEN-FACED IN FOLLOWING ORDER


Step 10

ON THE BOTTOM BUN: 1/2 cup shredded lettuce, hamburger patty, 2 tablespoons chili queso, 4 or 5 crumbled tortilla chips, 2 teaspoons green onion

Step 11

ON THE TOP BUN: : 1/2 tablespoon mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons pico de gallo, 2 tablespoons guacamole, 4 jalapeno slices.

Step 12

Serve burger with extra queso and guacamole. May also serve french fries

Step 13

On the side and use the chili queso for dipping.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.