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CHIPOTLE BURGERS WITH MANGO PEPPER SALSA

This is a spicy burger but pairs well with the cooling salsa.

Ingredients 

MANGO-PEPPER SALSA
1 small mango
1 small sweet red pepper
1/4 cup chopped sweet onion
1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander
1 tablespoon lime or lemon juice
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
dash hot pepper sauce
BURGERS
2 pounds ground chuck
3 chipotle chiles from a can of chipotles in adobo sauce
3 tablespoons adobo sauce from chipotles
3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teapoon ground cumin
3 minced green onions
1 teaspoon Kosher salt
6 round focaccia rolls or onion rolls, split
6 curly leaf lettuce leaves

Instructions 

MANGO-PEPPER SALSA Peel and pit mango. Core and seed red pepper. Cut mango and red pepper into small matchstick-size pieces; place in bowl. Add onion, coriander, lime juice,oil and hot pepper sauce; stir gently; set aside. BURGERS: Mix all the ingredients together except for the rolls and leaf lettuce. Form into 6 patties. Coat grill with no-stick cooking spray for grilling. Grill over high heat until cooked through (internal temperature of 165 degrees F.) During the last few minute of cooking, place rolls, cut side down, on the outer edges of the grill until lighty toasted. Top each roll bottom with 6 leaf lettuce leaves and a burger. Top with Mango-Pepper Salsa and top half of rolls. Serves 6.

Comments 

These are beef burgers with a twist. One gets their beef and salad all in one A nice contrast of hot and sweet.