Mexican Burger

by Erica Dinho on September 6, 2010

Mexican Burger

I know what you might be thinking,“really Erica, a burger again”? But trust me, this is good! Here is the little burger I made myself for lunch about two months ago using the delicious flavors of Mexico: a beef patty topped with tomato, guacamole, refried beans, queso fresco, and red onions.

It was absolutely fantastic and I suggest that you make this Mexican burger on Labor Day, or any day, and wash it down with a cold Margarita!

Happy Labor Day everyone!

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Ingredients

(4 burgers)

    Beef patties

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 scallion, finely chopped
  • ½ cup chopped white onion
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • Guacamole
  • Queso fresco
  • 4 tomato slices slices
  • Lettuce
  • Red onion slices
  • For the Refried beans

  • 1 can (15.5 oz) pinto beans
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 garlic clove minced
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
Salt and pepper
1/4 cup water

Directions

  1. To make the beans:
Heat the oil in a sauce pan and saute the onions for about 5 minutes or until translucent, add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes more.
  2. Add the beans, water, ground cumin, salt and pepper. Cook for about 10 minutes, stirring often with a wooden spoon.
  3. Mash the beans using a potato masher and stir well. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, add the ground beef, garlic, scallions, onion, cumin, salt and pepper. Mix well and refrigerate for about 1 hour. Form 4 patties.
  5. Heat a grill or sauté pan and cook the hamburgers for 5 minutes on each side until done. Remove to a plate and cover with aluminum foil.
  6. Serve burgers with lettuce, guacamole, tomatoes, red onions, refried beans and queso fresco.
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{ 11 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Simply Life September 6, 2010 at 12:04 PM

Yum! That looks like an amazing burger combo!

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2 Empar September 6, 2010 at 2:24 PM

Que hamburguesa más buena! Erica
Y la idea de acompañarla con un guacamole para variar es estupenda.
Un beso.

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3 Faith September 6, 2010 at 8:47 PM

What a yummy burger, Erica! Keep the burger recipes coming, I love them! :)

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4 Belinda @zomppa September 6, 2010 at 10:11 PM

Really? Another AWESOME burger? I’ll take it!

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5 Oysterculture September 6, 2010 at 10:37 PM

Oh I trust you alright – you have never led me wrong and have only shown me the road to deliciousness.

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6 Barbara September 7, 2010 at 4:05 PM

I like it, Erica! You can continue to post burger recipes on and on…I’d love to try them all!

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7 Sandra G September 7, 2010 at 6:04 PM

Love Avocado never though of using it in a burger, Yummy!

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8 grace September 8, 2010 at 6:30 AM

i can never get enough burgers, and this one’s outstanding! it’s a mexicanized american classic. :)

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9 Amy @ cookbookmaniac September 8, 2010 at 8:33 AM

This is a genius combination! I’m upset that I didnt think of it…

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10 Chris September 8, 2010 at 8:42 PM

You nailed this one Erica!!!!!!!!!!!! What a perfect combination of flavors. I can imagine biting through every delicious layer of this burger.

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11 Lisa September 9, 2010 at 9:09 AM

Never have too many burgers!

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