Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 teaspoon olive oil

  2. 1 texas sweet onions, sliced (and reserve 1/8 cup for salsa below)

  3. 1 pinch sugar

  4. 1 tablespoon adobo sauce

  5. 1 tomato , diced fine

  6. 1 avocado , diced fine

  7. 1 lime, juice of

  8. 1 teaspoon tequila

  9. 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro , chopped (divided for burgers)

  10. 2 tablespoons fresh parsley , chopped (divided for burgers)

  11. 1 lb ground beef (vegetarians use tvp as described in the description)

  12. 1/3 cup corn (fresh or frozen)

  13. 1 -2 chipotle chilie in adobo seasoning (seeded for less heat and finely minced plus 2 tablespoon chipotle sauce)

  14. 2 garlic cloves , minced

  15. 1 teaspoon cumin

  16. 1/2 teaspoon Mexican oregano

  17. 5 ounces monterey jack cheese or 5 ounces queso blanco , finely diced

  18. 1 ounce light sour cream or 1 ounce fat free sour cream

  19. 4 ounces fat-free refried beans

  20. 40 tortilla chips (use No trans fat)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Caramelized Adobo Onions:.

  2. Heat the oil over medium high heat.

  3. Add onions and reduce the heat to medium-low.

  4. Cook slowly, stirring occasionally, until golden brown and caramelized, about 20 minutes.

  5. Add the salt and pepper to taste, sugar and adobo sauce stir well to combine.

  6. Meanwhile make Tomato and Avocado Salsa:.

  7. Add all ingredients from the salsa using 1/2 the cilantro and parsley and added the 1/8 cup finely mined onion. Chill till ready to serve.

  8. TEXotic-MEXotic BURGERS:.

  9. Preheat oven to 375°F.

  10. Mix all burger ingredients together including the remaining cilantro and parsley. Make burgers using 1 tablespoon full of meat mixture.

  11. Place on a cookie sheet pan and bake for 5-10 minutes. Don`t overcook.

  12. Meanwhile place chips on serving platter topping with just a tad of refried beans (used just to hold the mini burgers on).

  13. Remove burgers from oven and place on beans be sure to get the cheese that oozed out (go ahead sneak some for yourself ;) ), topping with a tad of sour cream, Caramelized Adobo Onions, and salsa.

  14. Enjoy these finger licking good burgers!

  15. Alternate: Yes you can make regular sized burgers just bake a bit longer till desired doneness. ?


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