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Cuban Juicy Burgers

 

.
20

Yield

4

servings

Prep

14

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

25

min

Trans-fat Free, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

2 pounds beef chuck
ground
1 x salt and black pepper
to taste
*
½ cup mayonnaise, light
*
4 cloves garlic
minced
4 tablespoons dijon mustard
4 each hamburger buns
prefer whole wheat
*
8 slices swiss cheese
thin
4 slices smoked ham
thin
*
2 each pickles, dill
thinly sliced

Directions

Preheat the grill to high.

Form the meat into 4 (about ¼ inch thick) patties.

Season with salt and pepper on both sides.

Grill for 2 to 3 minutes on both sides for medium doneness.

When the burgers are done, remove from the heat and reduce heat to medium-low.

Meanwhile, add the mayonnaise and roasted garlic in a small bowl and season with salt and pepper to taste, and mix well.

Spread both sides of each bun with mayonnaise and mustard.

Place a slice of cheese on the bottom, place the burger on top of the cheese, then top the cheese with a slice of ham and another slice of cheese, and finally, the pickle slices.

Place the top buns on top of the pickles, wrap the burgers in aluminum foil, and place them on the grill.

Using a heavy pan or a brick wrapped in foil, press down on the burgers for about 30 seconds to 1 minute.

Lower the lid on the grill and continue grilling for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the bun becomes pressed and firm.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 340g (12.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 101465% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 73g 113%
Saturated Fat 33g 164%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 288mg 96%
Sodium 718mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars g
Protein 155g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 51% Iron 43%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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