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Tex-Mex Burgers

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Calories: 267kcal
Author: Toby Amidor


  • 1- pound lean ground beef 90% or leaner
  • ¼ red onion finely chopped
  • ¼ green bell pepper finely chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice
  • Cooking spray
  • ½ cup Avocado Lime Mayonnaise see recipe below


  • In a medium bowl, combine the ground beef, onion, bell pepper, cilantro, garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, black pepper, and allspice. Using clean hands, form the mixture into 4 patties.
  • Coat a grill pan or sauté pan with the cooking spray and place it over medium heat. When the oil is shimmering, add the burgers and cook until a thermometer inserted into the center of a burger reads 155.F, about 5 minutes per side.
  • Top each burger with 2 tablespoons of the Avocado Lime Mayonnaise before eating.


Per Serving (1 hamburger and 2 tablespoons mayonnaise)
Calories: 267; Fat: 17g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Protein: 24g; Total Carbs: 5g; Fiber: 3g; Sodium: 253mg
REFRIGERATE: Store the cooled burgers and mayonnaise in separate resealable containers for up to 1 week. Reheat the burgers in the microwave for 1 to 2 minutes. They also can be reheated on the barbecue or in a grill pan for about 4 minutes per side. Top with the mayonnaise before eating.
FREEZE: Place the cooled burgers in a freezer-safe container for up to 2 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight and reheat in the microwave for 1 to 2 minutes. They can also be reheated on the grill or in a grill pan for about 4 minutes per side. The mayonnaise will not freeze well.