Zesty BBQ Cheeseburgers

Who can resist a juicy Ground Beef burger with extra zip from BBQ sauce?

Zesty BBQ Cheeseburgers


  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 4 tablespoons barbecue sauce, divided
  • 4 slices white Cheddar, pepper Jack, smoked Gouda or provolone cheese
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns or pretzel rolls, split, toasted
  • Lettuce leaves, tomato slices and red onion slices

30 Minutes

4 Servings

410kcal Calories

33g Protein


  1. Combine Ground Beef, onion and 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.
  2. Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally. About 1 minute before burgers are done, brush with remaining 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce and top with cheese.
  3. Line bottom half of each bun with lettuce leaves, tomato and red onion slices, as desired; top with burger. Close sandwiches.


Serv Size Calories Total Fat Cholesterol Total Carbs Protein
4 410kcal 17g 96mg 29g 33g

* The % Daily Value tells you how much of a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. 8g Saturated Fat; 4g Monounsaturated Fat; Carbohydrates; 3.5g Fiber; 8.7mg Niacin; 0.5mg Vitamin B6; 2.3mcg Vitamin B12; 3.8mg Iron; 39.5mcg Selenium; Zinc; 91.1mg Choline;

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