Clean Eating Chipotle Burgers

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Spice up your burgers!

We’ve heard raves from our community that this is the best burger they’ve ever eaten, and we think you’ll agree! The creamy avocado topping balances the spice of the chiles in the patties. Cook the patties in a grill pan or in a nonstick skillet if you don’t feel like firing up the grill.

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Clean Eating Chipotle Burgers

This juicy burger is made with fresh ingredients and has a kick of heat to it that you won't be able to resist.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 6 people
Serving Size 1 cup
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground sirloin
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce minced; from 7 ounce can
  • 1 tablespoon adobo sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped, fresh
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 slices provolone cheese reduced-fat (0.67 ounces per slice)
  • 6 green leaf lettuce leaves
  • 1 tomato medium, cut into 6 slices
  • 6 whole-wheat hamburger buns toasted (1.5 ounces each)
  • 1 avocado pitted and mashed


  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  • Combine ground beef, peppers and adobo sauce, garlic, cilantro, and pepper in a medium bowl, mixing just until combined.
  • Shape into 6 equal patties.
  • Grill patties, covered with grill lid, 6 minutes per side or until done; top with cheese slices during last 1 minute of cooking.
  • Place 1 patty and avocado slice on bottom half of each bun; cover with bun tops.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 486kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 211mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 8g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 14
Keywords Holiday, Quick and Easy

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  1. I do not eat meat…but I think I can use some of the elements of this burger and add it to your yummy quinoa lentil burger

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