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Southwest Stuffed Burgers

  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes (Total Time: 29 Minutes)
  • Serving Size: 6
  • 1-1/2 pound Extra Lean Ground Beef Or Lean Ground Turkey
  • 1/4 cup KRAFT Mayo Light Mayonnaise, Divided
  • 1 package (1-1/4 ounce) TACO BELL® HOME ORIGINALS® Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1/2 cup KRAFT Natural 2 Percent Milk Reduced Fat Colby & Monterey Jack Cheese Crumbles
  • 1/4 cup TACO BELL® HOME ORIGINALS® Thick 'N Chunky Salsa, Divided
  • 6 Lettuce Leaves
  • 6 Slices Tomato
  • 6 Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns, Split
  • PREHEAT greased grill to medium-high heat. Mix meat, 3 Tbsp. of the mayo and the seasoning mix; shape into 12 thin patties. Combine cheese and 2 Tbsp. of the salsa; spoon over 6 of the patties. Cover each with one of the remaining patties; pinch edges together to seal.

    GRILL 7 min. on each side or until cooked through (160°F). Meanwhile, combine remaining 2 Tbsp. salsa and remaining 1 Tbsp. mayo.

    PLACE lettuce, tomatoes and burgers on bottom halves of buns; top with salsa mixture. Cover with tops of buns.


    Make Ahead

    Stuffed patties can be covered and refrigerated up to 4 hours before grilling.


    Substitute 93% lean ground turkey for the ground beef.