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The OLE burger

This burger reflects the influence of the Mexican families that reside in Florida and work hard so that their children can have a better future that includes the opportunity for a good education. I work as a teacher aide at Wakeland Elementary where the majority of students are Hispanic. I see parents that love their children and will do whatever it takes to guarantee them a successful future. Food is an important component in the Mexican household because it doesn

Ingredients 

1 1/2 pounds of ground chuck
1/2 pound ground pork
3 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, finely chopped
2 cloves of fresh garlic, minced
2 tsp. cumin
1 Tbsp. dried oregano
2 Tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce
1 small corn muffin, crumbled
2 tsp. kosher salt
fresh gound pepper, to taste

Guacamole Ingredients:
3 Haas avocados, medium dice
1/4 red onion, finely diced
2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1 large tomato, medium dice
1 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
1 tsp. Tabasco Sauce
3 Chipotle peppers in Adobe sauce, very finely diced
3 Tbsp. sour cream
1 tsp. fresh lime juice
salt, to taste

6 Mexican Bolillo rolls or any crusty white roll
vegetable oil for grill

Instructions 

Prepare a medium-hot fire in a charcoal grill with a cover, or preheat a gas grill to medium high.
In a large bowl, GENTLY but thoroughly combine the ground chuck, ground pork, cilantro, garlic, cumin, oregano, Worcestershire Sauce, corn muffin, and salt. Season with pepper to taste. Form the mixture into 6 patties. Set aside to rest.

Guacamole:
In a medium bowl, GENTLY combine avocados, red onion, cilantro, tomato, Worcestershire Sauce, Tabasco Sauce, Chipotle peppers, sour cream and lime juice. Season with salt. * Can increase heat by increasing Tabasco Sauce.

When the grill is ready, brush the grill racks with vegetable oil. Place the patties on the grill, cover and cook, turning once, until the patties are done to preference. For medium, this will be approximately 5-7 minutes per side.During the last few minutes of grilling, place the rolls on the outer edge of the grill to lightly toast.

To assemble the sandwich, place a patty on the bottom half of the roll. Top the patty with a generous amount of guacamole and place the top half of the roll. ENJOY!

Comments 

The Ole burger is flavored with traditional Mexican ingredients such as cilantro, red onion, oregano and cumin. The Chipotle peppers in Adobe sauce added to the guacamole ,give the burgers a wonderful smoky, flavor with just the right amount of heat.