Jalapeņo cheeseburgers (Diabetic)


2 ounces (4 slices) Sargento Deli-Style Reduced Fat Pepper Jack Cheese
1 pound 85% lean ground beef
4 drops liquid hot pepper sauce
4 whole-grain, light hamburger buns
4 slices tomato
1/4 cup lightly chopped cilantro


Preheat grill. Cut cheese slices into half-inch pieces. In a medium-size bowl, combine cheese, ground beef, and hot pepper sauce, and mix well. Shape meat into four equal patties. Slightly depress center of each patty. Grill burgers approximately 5 minutes on each side until meat is cooked through. Place burger on bottom of hamburger bun, top with 1 slice tomato and a quarter of the chopped cilantro. Add top bun and serve.
Yield: 4 servings

Helpful Hints:

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Serving size: 1 cheeseburger
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 365
Carbohydrate: 16 g
Protein: 28 g
Fat: 21 g
Saturated fat: 7 g
Cholesterol: 77 mg
Sodium: 301 mg
Fiber: 2 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 4 medium-fat meat
Carbohydrate choices: 1

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