Latino Barbecue Burgers

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS
MAKES: 4 BURGERS
PREP: 35 MINS
GRILL: 24 MINS

 

 

 

 


Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon butter

1/2 pound mushrooms, cleaned and sliced

1/4 teaspoon kosher or coarse salt

1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

1 tablespoon sherry wine vinegar or red wine vinegar

2 pounds extra-lean ground beef

1 recipe Latino Barbecue Catsup

4 large buns, split


Directions

  1. Heat oil and butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, kosher salt, and pepper. Cook for 3 minutes or until mushrooms are just tender. Add vinegar. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until most of liquid has evaporated. Set aside.
  2. Shape beef into 8 thin patties 3-1/2 to 4 inches in diameter. Place 1/4 of the mushroom mixture in center of 4 of the patties. Top with remaining patties. Pinch together edges of each double patty, making sure all edges are well-sealed.
  3. Place burgers on the lightly oiled rack of the grill directly over medium heat. Grill for 12 minutes; turn. Brush burgers with 1/4 cup of the Latino Barbecue Catsup. Grill 12 to 14 minutes more or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center registers 160 degree F. Toast buns on grill, if desired. To serve, place the burgers on the buns. Pass remaining Latino Barbecue Catsup. Makes 4 burgers.

Latino Barbecue Catsup
Ingredients

1 cup chopped green onions

1/4 – 1/2 cup chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

1 jalapeno pepper. chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon snipped fresh oregano

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup catsup

1/4 cup red wine vinegar

2 tablespoons olive oil


Directions
  1. Combine green onions, chipotle peppers, jalapeno pepper, garlic, oregano, and salt in a food processor bowl. Cover; process until combined. Add catsup, red wine vinegar, and olive oil; process until smooth. Makes 1-2/3 cups.
From the Test Kitchen
TEST KITCHEN TIP:

You can prepare the Latino Barbecue Catsup up to 3 days in advance, then cover and chill it until using.


Nutrition Facts (Latino Barbecue Burgers)

Per serving: 726 kcal , 47 g fat (16 g sat. fat , 159 mg chol. , 666 mg sodium , 27 g carb. , 2 g fiber , 47 g pro.