*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Chili-Cheese Burgers
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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       2 tb Olive oil
 
       2    Onions, finely chopped
 
       2    Garlic cloves, crushed
 
       1 cn Tomatoes in juice (8 oz)
 
       1 cn Green chilies (3.5 oz)
 
       1 tb Chili relish
 
     1/2 ts Cumin seeds
 
       1 lb Lean ground beef
 
            Salt to taste
 
            Fresh ground pepper to taste
 
       2 tb Corn oil
 
       4 sl Gruyere cheese
 
            Shredded lettuce
 
       4    Buns, split, warmed
 
            Onion slices
 
  
 
   Heat olive oil in a saucepan. Add chopped onion and garlic and fry gently 5
 
   minutes. Process tomatoes in a blender or food processor to a puree. Drain
 
   and chop chilies. Add tomatoes, chilies, chili relish and cumin to onion
 
   mixture. Stir well, then cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring
 
   occasionally.
 
   
 
   Meanwhile, put ground beef into a bowl. Add remaining onion, salt and
 
   pepper; mix well. Divide into 4 equal balls and shape each in 1 4-1/2
 
   round burger. Heat corn oil in a large skillet. Add burgers and 5-6 minutes
 
   on each side. Top each with a slice of cheese. Arrange lettuce on 4 bun
 
   halves. Place burger on lettuce and top with chili sauce, onion and
 
   remaining bun halves. Serve hot in napkins.
 
  
 
 
 
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