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Grilled Taco Burgers Dinner for Two

Grilled Taco Burgers with a side of tortilla chips

These grilled Taco Burgers are incredibly delicious and juicy. Homemade taco seasoning is combined with ground beef, formed into burgers and grilled to perfection. They are topped with melty cheddar cheese and all your favorite taco toppings. I highly recommend adding the yellow corn tortilla chips to the burger to give you that perfect taco crunch!

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This super easy recipe makes a great lunch, supper, or impressive date night dinner for two. It is ready in just 15 minutes!

Other topping suggestions:

  • Avocado slices or guacamole
  • Sour cream or plain Greek yogurt
  • Salsa, hot sauce, or pico de gallo
  • Sliced jalapeños
  • Sliced or diced onion

How to make Grilled Taco Burgers:

In a small bowl, whisk together the chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, paprika, cumin, salt and pepper.

In a medium bowl, add the ground beef, then sprinkle the seasoning mixture over the beef and mix to combine well.

ground beef mixed with homemade taco seasonings

Shape the taco burger mixture into 2 patties.

taco burgers formed into two patties

Grill the burgers, covered, over direct medium heat for 4 – 6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160 degrees F (71.11 C) and juices run clear.

two taco burgers cooking on a grill

Top each burger with a cheese slice and continue cooking just until cheese begins to melt.

cheddar cheese on top of two burgers

Serve the taco burgers on the buns with the lettuce, yellow corn tortilla chips, tomato slices, and taco sauce.

Grilled Taco Burgers

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Grilled Taco Burgers

Grilled Taco Burgers

These grilled Taco Burgers are incredibly delicious and juicy. Homemade taco seasoning is combined with ground beef, formed into burgers and grilled to perfection. They are topped with melty cheddar cheese and all your favorite taco toppings.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp dried minced onion
  • 1/2 lb ground beef (or ground chicken, ground turkey)
  • 2 slices cheddar cheese
  • 2 Lettuce leaves (or shredded lettuce)
  • 6 yellow corn tortilla chips
  • 2 Tomato slices
  • 2 Tbsp taco sauce
  • 2 hamburger buns

Instructions

      1. In a small bowl, whisk together chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, paprika, cumin, salt and pepper.
      2. In a medium bowl, add ground beef, then sprinkle seasoning mixture over beef and mix to combine well.
      3. Shape taco burger mixture into 2 patties.
      4. Grill burgers, covered, over direct medium heat for 4 - 6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160 degrees F (71.11 C) and juices run clear.
      5. Top each burger with a cheese slice and continue cooking just until cheese begins to melt.
      6. Serve taco burgers on buns with lettuce, yellow corn tortilla chips, tomato slices, and taco sauce (or your favorite taco toppings).

Notes

I highly recommend adding the yellow corn tortilla chips to the burger to give you that perfect taco crunch!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 615 Total Fat: 33g Saturated Fat: 13g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 15g Cholesterol: 129mg Sodium: 1277mg Carbohydrates: 35g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 6g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 43g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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