CHA CHA CHA Charcoal Burgers
  • 2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup finely crushed tortilla chips
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 8 hamburger buns, split
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) Sargento┬« Fancy Nacho & Taco Shredded Cheese
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup shredded lettuce
  • Chopped banana peppers or pepperoncini (optional)
  1. Combine ground beef, salsa, tortilla chips, chili powder and salt in medium bowl; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 8 patties.
  2. Place hamburger bun tops, cut-side up, in pan large enough to hold one layer. Divide cheese evenly over buns; cover with foil. Place on edge of preheated charcoal grill 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  3. Grill patties on preheated medium-hot grill; grill 5 minutes each side or until no longer pink in center. Serve on hamburger bun bottoms; top with tomatoes, lettuce and, if desired, peppers. Cover with bun tops, cheese-side down.