Garlic-Herb Cheeseburger

The Beef Checkoff
  • Yield: 4 servings


1pound ground beef (95% lean)
4slices red onion, cut 1/2 inch thick
1large red bell pepper, cut into quarters
-- Salt and pepper
1/2cup garlic-herb cheese spread
4-- round French sandwich rolls, split, toasted


  1. Lightly shape ground beef into four 1/2-inch thick patties.
  2. Place patties in center of grid over medium, ash-covered coals; arrange onion and bell pepper around patties. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160F, turning occasionally. Grill vegetables 13 to 16 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning occasionally. Season with salt and pepper, as desired. Cut bell pepper into 1/2-inch strips.
  3. Spread 1 tablespoon cheese on bottom of each bun; top with burger, another 1 tablespoon cheese, onion slice and 1/4 of bell pepper. Close sandwiches.
Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
Recipe courtesy of The Beef Checkoff. 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 389
  • Fat 15g
  • Saturated Fat 8g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 901mg
  • Sodium 500mg
  • Carbohydrate 33g
  • Fiber 3.1g
  • Protein 33g