Stuffed Cheeseburgers

Ingredients:

  • 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

Directions:

  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.

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