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Zesty Ranchero Burger Platter

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Zesty Ranchero Burger Platter

Zesty Ranchero Burger Platter

This is a great burger dish for the weekend or gatherings
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Resting Time for Salsa 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 148 kcal

Ingredients
  

Ranchero Salsa Fresca Ingredients:

  • 3 medium tomatoes seeded and roughly chopped*
  • 3 garlic cloves finely minced
  • 1 large yellow orange or green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 c. sliced green onions 5
  • 2 T. chopped fresh cilantro plus extra for garnish, if desired
  • 1 finely chopped jalapeño seeds removed**
  • 1 large fresh lime juiced
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 1/4 t. salt

Hamburger Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • ½ t. dried oregano
  • ½ t. cumin
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste

To Plate & Serve:

  • 1 bag corn tortilla chips any color
  • 1 medium head iceberg lettuce thinly sliced
  • 6 T. Sour cream
  • Chopped cilantro for garnish optional

Instructions
 

  • In a non-reactive medium bowl, combine all salsa ingredients. Chill at least one hour. Taste and adjust salt if needed.
  • Mix ground beef, onion, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper, to taste. Shape into 6 ½” thick round patties.
  • Grill or broil 5-7 minutes on each side or until cooked to desired doneness.
  • When ready to serve, arrange a layer of tortilla chips in the middle of each serving plate.
  • Top with a layer of Ranchero Salsa Fresca. Add a layer of lettuce slightly larger than the size of your burger.
  • Add the burger to the center of the plate. Top with sour cream. Garnish with cilantro. Enjoy.

Notes

Preparation Note: Prepare Ranchero Salsa Fresca first as the flavors need to blend for at least one hour.
Tips:
    *When sweet summer tomatoes are not available, substitute 1 can diced tomatoes, drained.
  **To Make Salsa Hotter: Add a 1 or 2 fresh jalapeños (Hot), 1 or 2 fresh serranos (Hotter) 1 habanero chili (Hottest)

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Zesty Ranchero Burger Platter
Amount per Serving
Calories
148
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
7
g
11
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
3
g
Cholesterol
 
31
mg
10
%
Sodium
 
143
mg
6
%
Potassium
 
561
mg
16
%
Carbohydrates
 
12
g
4
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
5
g
6
%
Protein
 
11
g
22
%
Vitamin A
 
1256
IU
25
%
Vitamin C
 
65
mg
79
%
Calcium
 
67
mg
7
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword hamburgers, platter, salsa
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Zesty Ranchero Burger Platter

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