- Mix the onion, poblano peppers, chili powder, salt, and black pepper in a large mixing bowl; add ground meat and mix well. Shape mixture into 4 patties about 3/4-inch thick. Place on a tray; cover and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.
- Place patties on the lightly oiled rack of the grill directly over medium heat. Grill for 14 to 18 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in centers registers 160 degree F, turning burgers once. Top burgers with shredded cheese during the last 1 minute of grilling.
- Toast hamburger buns on grill rack, cut sides down, about 1 minute or until lightly toasted. Serve burgers on buns with desired assorted condiments. Makes 4 burgers.
From the Test Kitchen
Test Kitchen Tip:
To roast poblano peppers, heat oven to 425 degree F. Halve peppers lengthwise; remove seeds and membranes. Roast peppers, cut side down, on foil-lined baking sheet for 20 minutes or until skins are dark. Wrap in foil; let stand 20 minutes. Peel.
Nutrition Facts (Texas Cheeseburgers)
- Per serving:
- 552 kcal cal.,
- 30 g fat
- (12 g sat. fat,
- 120 mg chol.,
- 1008 mg sodium,
- 30 g carb.,
- 3 g fiber,
- 39 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet