Mexi-Mozza Beef Burger

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mayo 4, 2015

This yummy Mozzarella cheeseburger recipe features lean Canadian beef spiced up with a salsa-and-chili combo that can’t be beat! Finish off the burgers with slices of Canadian Mozzarella or try Canadian Havarti, Gouda or Cheddar cheese instead. Top with warm Grilled Peppers for the ultimate homemade Mozza-burger. Note: You can also cook the burgers in a skillet over medium-high heat, 5 to 7 minutes per side.
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  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • 15 mins

    15 mins

    30 mins

  • Productos: 6 Servings



1 clove garlic, chopped

⅔ cup (150 mL) bread crumbs

¼ cup (50 mL) EACH chopped red onion and salsa

1 tbsp (15 mL) chili powder

1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin

salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Grilled Peppers: (recipe follows)

4 onion buns


⅓ cup (75 mL) homemade or store-bought guacamole

2 tbsp (30 mL) sour cream

2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh coriander


Combine beef and garlic, bread crumbs, onion, salsa, chilli powder, cumin, egg, salt and pepper in a mixing bowl; divide into 6 portions and form into 3/4 inch (2 cm) thick patties. Make a thumb-print depression in centre of each patty (to prevent rounding while they grill). Make ahead: Refrigerate, covered, for 1/2 hour or up to 1 day.

Grill over medium heat on preheated, oiled grill for 5 to 7 minutes per side, testing doneness with a digital instant read thermometer inserted sideways into centre of each patty to ensure patties are cooked to 160°F (71°C). Top each cooked patty with a some of a slice of Mozzarella, warm Grilled Peppers and then a second portion of a Mozzarella slice.

While cheese melts, toast burger buns. Assemble burgers and top with a dollop of guacamole and sour cream; sprinkle with coriander.

Grilled Peppers: Combine 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil, 1 clove garlic (chopped), 2 tsp (10 mL) EACH lemon zest and juice in mixing bowl. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground pepper. Add 1 EACH, yellow and red sweet peppers, seeded and quartered; toss until thoroughly coated. Grill over medium-high heat to desired doneness.
Recipe adapted from Dairy Farmers of Canada. For more cheese recipes visit


Información nutricional

Sodio728 g
Proteínas36 g
Grasas Totales29 g
Total Carbohydrates36 g
Fibra Dietética4 g