Taco Burgers

I've been making this recipe since July 2011, it's a family favorite.  Next to chicken, the thing we eat most around here is ground beef.    Jake's an odd duck- he'll eat tacos til the cows come home, but he is 50/50 on eating burgers.    I thought this would be a great meal to please everyone and it really is.

I mix everything inside a ziptop bag, kneading from the outside to keep my hands clean.  I've got two sets of burger presses, square and round.  They make nice uniform patties.  Sometimes I use cheddar, sometimes I use pepper jack.   On mine, I use a dollop of salsa and sour cream.  Such a nice change from plain burgers! Thank you so much to Linda L. for sharing the recipe!

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Taco Burgers
  1 cup  finely crushed corn chips
  1 envelope  taco seasoning (used mild)
  1 tablespoon  dried minced onion
  1  egg -- lightly beaten
  1 1/2 pounds  ground beef
  6 slices  cheddar cheese
  Sandwich buns -- split
  Lettuce leaves
  Tomato slices
  Salsa -- optional

In a large bowl, combine the corn chips, taco seasoning onion and egg. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into six patties. Broil or grill until a meat thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear.

Top each burger with a cheese slice; cook just until cheese begins to melt. Serve on buns with lettuce, tomato and salsa if desired. Yield: 6 servings.

Source: http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Taco-Burgers

    **This post was updated on July 28, 2018 with new text and pictures.


    1. Replies
      1. It's a nice change from traditional tacos, which my guys could eat every day :)

    2. Love this idea! I'll be pinning it for later. Thanks for sharing on the National Hamburger Day Blog Party!

    3. Such a fun idea, nice way to change up regular burgers.

    4. This is such a creative way to make a burger! These sound totally delicious!

    5. Ooo, this sounds so good, and right up our alley. I can't wait to try it this summer!

    6. Jolene, I LOVE everything about this taco burger. Two of my favorite foods in one! I made it a feature this week at the Whimsical Wednesdays Link Party. Thanks so much for sharing with us!

      1. That is so awesome! Thank you for hosting such a great link up party :)

    7. mmm! I love tacos, and in a burger well that's a match made in heaven!


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