Mels Cheddar Burgers with Fries

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Makes: 4  servings Prep 25 mins Bake 450°F 25 mins Cook 16 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds  baking potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
  • 1 tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon  freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pound  lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon  salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon  freshly ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon  ground red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon  oil
  • 1/2 cup  (2 oz.) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 4 teaspoons  mayonnaise
  • 4 hamburger rolls
  • 8 pickle slices (optional)
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 4 Boston or iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 4 teaspoons  ketchup

Directions

Make oven fries::

1. Heat oven to 450 degree F. Toss potato wedges with oil. Arrange in a single layer on a large jelly-roll pan. Bake 10 minutes; turn potatoes with spatula and bake 15 to 20 minutes more, until golden brown. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

Make Cheddar Burgers::

2. Meanwhile, lightly mix beef, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper and red pepper in bowl. Shape beef mixture into four 1/2-inch-thick patties.

3. Heat a large grill pan over medium-high heat. Brush pan with oil. Cook patties 7 minutes per side, until meat thermometer inserted in center of one patty reaches 160 degrees F for medium. Remove pan from heat; divide and top each burger with cheese. Cover pan 2 minutes until cheese melts.

4. Spread 1 teaspoon of mayonnaise on bottom half of each roll; place burgers on rolls. Top each with 2 pickle slices, if desired, onion slices, tomato, and lettuce. Spread 1 teaspoon ketchup on top half of each roll; place on tops of burgers. Serve with oven fries. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 4
  • cal.(kcal)630,
  • Fat, total(g)31,
  • chol.(mg)86,
  • sat. fat(g)11,
  • carb.(g)56,
  • pro.(g)32,
  • sodium(mg)1368,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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