Stuffed Cheeseburgers

    stuffed cheeseburgers


    • 1 pound lean ground sirloin
    • 1/4 cup finely minced onion
    • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
    • 2 ounces reduced fat Monterey Jack cheese, cut into 4 even 1/2-ounce pieces
    • 4 hamburger buns
    • 2 tomatoes, sliced
    • 4 lettuce leaves


    1. Mix beef with onion and parsley.
    2. Divide beef into 4 equal portions.
    3. Divide each individual portion in half so you have 8 equal portions.
    4. Flatten 4 portions into rounds. Place a 1/2-ounce piece of cheese on top of each round.
    5. Flatten the remaining 4 portions of beef into rounds, place on top of cheese then seal edges of rounds together, sealing cheese in.
    6. Grill (covered with grill lid) at 400-450° about 5-7 minutes on each side or to desired degree of doneness.
    7. Top each burger with lettuce and sliced tomatoes and serve immediately.