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Quick TexMex Enchilada Burger

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FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 188
Protein 36g
Fat 7g
Carbs 2g
Total Time 15 minutes

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Quick TexMex Enchilada Burger

Ingredients

TexMex Enchilada Burger

Ingredients for 4 burgers

  • 1lb lean ground bison (OR your choice of protein)
  • 1/2 green bell pepper diced
  • 3 tablespoons enchilada sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder (optional)
  • pinch of sea salt & pepper
  • Garnish
    • 4 slices cheddar (optional…but recommended. What are enchiladas without cheese?)
    • lettuce
    • tomato
    • onion
Steps
  1. Fire up the grill! Alternatively, you can set your oven  to 420F or cook these in a nonstick skillet.
  2. Mix together all of the ingredients in a large bowl.  Once thoroughly mixed, divide into 4 equal sized patties.
  3. Cook the patties on the grill until your desired readiness and BE SURE to cook on both sides.  If you’re cooking these in a skillet, set it on medium-high heat and once hot, spray with a little oil then add the patties.  Cook on each side for at least 4 minutes and be careful to monitor so the meat does not burn.  When the meat is nearly finished cooking, add a slice of cheddar on top (if desired) and continue cooking for the remaining time.
  4. Enjoy on whole wheat burger buns along with lettuce, tomato (and a little cheese).  For a low-carb option, use grilled portobello mushroom caps!
    TexMex Enchilada Burger

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Calories
188
Protein
36g
Fat
7g
Carbs
2g
Sodium
Fiber
.5g
Sugar
1g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.