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Tortas Hamburguesas

This was a burger that became a patty melt that is amazing no matter what roll you put it on. Between the bacon loaded patty and the sauce, this may be heaven.
Course burger
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 691kcal

Equipment

  • skillet
  • Spatula

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon cut into ¼" pieces
  • ¼ onion minced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 ¼ lbs ground beef
  • cilantro handful snipped fresh
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ½ teas salt
  • ½ teas black pepper
  • Monterey Jack cheese with pepper sliced
  • ½ cup mayo
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 1 tbs smoked paprika
  • bread or rolls split and toasted
  • avocados sliced
  • tomatoes sliced
  • shredded lettuce
  • cilantro pickled jalapeno, hot sauce as toppings

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, combine the mayo, ketchup, and paprika. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
  • Cook the bacon, onion, and garlic in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Set aside to cool (reserve the bacon fat).
  • When cooled, combine ground beef, bacon, drippings, lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper. Form into ¼" thick patties, cover, and place in fridge for at least 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Preheat a skillet or griddle to medium-high heat. Cook patties 5 to 7 minutes, flipping once. Lay sliced cheese over patty when almost done and cover to steam and melt.
  • Serve on toasted bread with mayo-ketchup sauce, avocado, lettuce, tomato and other desired toppings.

Notes

BHG Special Interest Mexican

Nutrition

Calories: 691kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 58g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 693mg | Potassium: 605mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1051IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 3mg