Sizzling Southwest Burgers Recipe -
Sizzling Southwest Burgers Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Sizzling Southwest Burgers

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"These zesty burgers are bursting with flavor. Taco seasoning, peppers, and pepperjack cheese give ground beef a boost. Then the patties are served up on buns with sour cream and salsa. A fun twist on barbecued burgers!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    15 mins


  1. Preheat grill for high heat.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, taco seasoning mix, bell pepper and onion using your hands. Form into 6 patties.
  3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Cook burger patties for 5 minutes per side, or until well done. Place buns cut side down onto the grill to toast during the last minute or so. Top each burger with a slice of cheese before removing from the grill. Serve burgers on toasted buns topped with salsa and sour cream.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 01, 2004

This was a great, easy, and quick recipe for a burger. It reminds me of a specialty burger you would find in a TGIF or Applebees. I added a tomato, and subbed American cheese for my kids. Thanks so much for posting this delicious recipe. Next time I plan on trying the Southwest Roasted Corn Salad. ;)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 02, 2005

The peppers and onions were too crunchy in the cooked burger. I'd pop them in the micro for a minute before combining them with the meat mixture.

May 29, 2009

Very good! Added Worcestershire, garlic, salt and pepper to mix. Used Red Bell Peppers since we don't care for green. Also skipped the salsa since we don't like much heat. Made the two-year-old's with American cheese---he didn't care for them. Hubby and I enjoyed them very much though. We served them with nacho chips and canned cheese sauce. Yummy!

Dec 12, 2005

This recipe was okay but I found the burgers very dry and the taco season really overpowered them. If I were to make again, I might subsitute green onions for regular onions and use less seasoning, it was just too strong. Not sure it's a repeat though.

May 08, 2005

This recipe was really flavorful and different from ordinary burgers. I substituted regular onions with green onions, and added a 2 little cloves of minced garlic; it turned out great. Thanks for sharing :)

Jun 04, 2004

LOVED these! I served it with the Southwest roasted corn salad, YUM! We put jalapenos on the burgers too. I used regular jack cheese for the kids, pepperjack is too spicy

Jul 04, 2006

This was a good burger. It had great flavor, and was a good change from the standard. I thiught that it was a bit dry so next time I will put the salsa in the meat instead of on top. I added a clove pf garlic to the mix and a frw splashes of worcestershire sauce.

Oct 26, 2006

These are great! We had them at one of our tailgates and everyone raved about them! They grilled up real nice, didn't crumble and fall apart. They were really moist too. Perfect! Since then, my husband and I have had them at home several times. They have become a favorite of ours. Thanks so much for the great recipe!


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  • Calories
  • 501 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.8 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 114 mg
  • 38%
  • Fat
  • 27.4 g
  • 42%
  • Fiber
  • 1.4 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 34.8 g
  • 70%
  • Sodium
  • 889 mg
  • 36%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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