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southwestern burgers with sutter home salsa

MY NAME IS PAULA MCHARGUE. THIS IS HUSBANDS FAVORITE BURGER. I ENTER THIS CONTEST EVERY YEAR.HE LOVES THE BELL PEPPERS, ROMA TOMATOS, AND GREEN ONIONS THAT GO WITH BURGER. I LIVE IN RICHMOND, KENTUCKY. I AM A BUS AIDE FOR THE MADISON COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM. I RIDE WITH HANDICAPPED CHILDREN. MY HUSBAND AND I ENJOY DEALING WITH COLLECTIBLES AND ANTIQUES. I AM ALSO A RETIRED SECRETARY AND REAL ESTATE AGENT. WE ALSO TEACH CLOG DANCING AND HAVE THREE CLOGGING TEAMS. THEY ARE DIVIDED INTO DIFFERENT AGE GROUPS. TIS IS HOW WE STAY IN SHAPE. I LOVE COOKING MORE NOW THAN EVER BEFORE BECAUSE I HAVE MORE TIME.

Ingredients 

SALSA
1 MEDIUM YELLOW BELL PEPPER
2 ROMA TOMATOES
1/3 CUP FINELY CHOPPED GREEN ONIONS
2 TABLESPOONS SUTTER HOME ZINFANDEL
1 CLOVE GARLIC MINCED.
BURGERS
1 AND A HALF POUNDS GROUND CHUCK
1/2 CUP FINELY SHREDDED COLBY AND MONTEREY JACK CHEESE
1/4 CUP CHOPPED RIPE OLIVES
2 TABLESPOONS FINELY CHOPPED GREEN ONIONS
2 TABLESPOONS MAYONAISE.
OLIVE OIL FOR BRUSHING GRILL RACK
4 ONION BUNS SPLIT
10 NICE SPINACH LEAVES
SEASONING
1 1/2 TEASPOONS GROUND CUMIN
1 TEASPOON GARLIC POWDER
1 TABLESPOON CHILI POWDER

Instructions 

1 IN AN OUTDOOR KETTLE TYPE GRILL, PREPARE A MEDIUM-HIGH CHARCOAL FIRE. 2 COMBINE ALL SALSA INGREDIENTS. COVER AND SET ASIDE. 3 SHAPE GROUND CHUCK INTO EIGHT PATTIES APPROXIMATLEY 41/2 INCH DIAMETER. IN A SMALL BOWL COMBINE CHEESE, OLIVES, ONIONS AND MAYONNAISE. PLACE ABOUT 1/4 CHEESE MIXTURE IN CENTER OF FOUR PATTIES. TOP WITH REMAINING PATTIES. PRESS EDGES FIRMLY TOGETHER TO SEAL. GENTLY PAT TO 3/4 INCH THICKNESS. 4 IN A SMALL BOWL COMBINE SEASONING INGREDIENTS. PRESS EVENLY INTO BOTH SIDES OF PATTY. 5 BRUSH THE GRILL RACK WITH OLIVE OIL. PLACE THE PATTIES ON THE GRILL AND COOK UNTILL BROWNED ON THE BOTTOM PROBALY ABOUT FOUR MINUTES. TURN THE PATTIES AND COOK FOR ABOUT FOUR MINUTES OR TO DESIRED D0NENESS. GRILL ROLLS CUT SIDE DOWN UNTIL LIGHTLY TOASTED. ARRANGE SPINACH LEAVES ON BOTTOM HALF OF ROLLS. TOP WITH BURGERS. SPOON SOME OF THE SALSA OVER THE BURGERS AND ADD THE ROLL TOPS. MAKES 4 SERVINGS.

Comments 

I THINK THIS IS A FINE BURGER. HOPE YOU ALL LIKE IT. ITS GETTING FALL TIME NOW IN KENTUCKY. THIS IS OUR FAVORITE TIME OF THE YEAR TO GRILL OUT. WE ALSO DO A LOT OF CLOGGING AT FESTIVALS, STATE PARKS, AND WE WILL BE APPEARING AT THE KENTUCKY STATE FAIR AUGUST 26.