Knock Your Boots Off Tex-Mex Burgers

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Knock Your Boots Off Tex-Mex Burgers

Welcome to TSRI’s Summer Grilling Celebration!  We are enjoying a whole month of grilling and summer dishes.  Today, we are talking serious burgers, seriously!  This burger is a FIESTA of southwestern flavors, some of my favorites wrapped up into one amazing burger.  Believe me when I say, I ate the whole thing!!  I could not stop myself it is so good.

This burger is incredibly moist with a nice little kick. Served with Grilled Sweet Potato Fries, this burger is a member of the clean plate club.  I tell you there was not even a crumb remaining on my plate!

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Knock Your Boots Off Tex-Mex Burgers

Donna Elick
This burger is incredibly moist with a nice little kick. Served with Grilled Sweet Potato Fries, this burger is a member of the clean plate club. I tell you there was not even a crumb remaining on my plate!
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Main
Cuisine Tex Mex
Method Grill
Servings 4


  • 2 pounds ground 93% lean beef, portioned in 8 ounce servings
  • 2 teaspoons Tex-Mex seasoning, or your favorite, Mrs Dash SW Chipotle Seasoning is fantastic, remember to add salt
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup Guacamole, or your favorite store bought, I love Wholly Guacamole Pico de Gallo Guacamole here
  • 1 cup Pico de Gallo, or your favorite fresh salsa
  • 4 large hamburger buns
  • butter, room temperature


  • Preheat your grill to high. These burgers are fantastic on any grill from stove top to charcoal and everywhere in between.
  • Form beef into 1/2″ patties, making a slight indentation in the center of the burger to prevent it from doming up in the center. The indentation will rise as your burger cooks. Sprinkle each patty with 1/2 teaspoon Tex-Mex seasoning. Gently rub seasoning into meat.
  • Grill until golden brown and slightly charred (about 5 minutes), turning once (cook for 4 minutes on the other side for medium). Avoid pressing with a spatula, you don’t want the juices to escape! Add cheese for the last minute of cooking.
  • Butter buns and place on grill (inside down) for about 1 minute, until they are golden brown with grill marks. Remove buns and prepare with 1/4 cup guacamole on the bottom bun. Place burger on top and 1/4 cup pico de gallo on top. Serve with Grilled Sweet Potato Fries!


Serving: 1 | Calories: 761cal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 176mg | Sodium: 954mg | Sugar: 9g | Fiber: 5g | Calcium: 296mg | Iron: 7mg

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe’s nutritional value will vary depending on the ingredients used, measuring methods, and portion sizes.

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    1. Seriously loaded and unbelievably delicious. Chad even enjoyed this one, minus the guac of course.

  1. I'm not usually a big burger fan but this does sound terrific. Your post is so well written, very cute!

    1. Thank you Tricia. So, you are not a 'big burger' fan or a big fan of burgers? I love burgers at home. I can't get enough some times I appreciate the compliment.

  2. Holy cow, that burger is gorgeous!!! Wish I could take a huge bite out of it right now. Andddd sweet potato fries? You're killin' me.

    1. One bite is a bit of an issue, thank goodness we are out of the ingredients now this burger is soooo good it is hard to put down. Maybe I will make a slider version next time.

  3. I always go by the old adage 'never eat anything bigger than your head', but for this burger I'll make an exception!

    1. No kidding, I was able to get it in my mouth after some jaw exercises and some maneuvering. ha ha

    1. DB, I completely agree. I would recommend 80% for the best burger. I am trying to cut back a little and made these last time with the 93%, but both are absolutely amazing!!!

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