Chorizo and Beef Burgers with Queso Fresco and Chipotle Dressing

Chorizo and Beef Burgers with Queso Fresco and Chipotle Dressing

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20 min.
28 min.
6 servings, 1 burger with 2 Tbsp dressing

Chorizo adds extra flavor to the burger patties while the chipotle dressing rounds out the burger experience. Try these at your next backyard BBQ and they will be a quick favorite.


  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 5 ounces pork chorizo
  • 1 teaspoon MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
  • 6 hamburger buns, toasted if desired
  • 6 romaine lettuce leaves
  • 5 ounces queso fresco, sliced
  • 1 large tomato, sliced
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup plain lowfat yogurt
  • 1/4 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Lowfat 2% Milk
  • 1/2 chipotle chile in adobo sauce from a can, seeds removed, plus 1 tablespoon adobo sauce
  • Juice from 1/2 a lime
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
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ground beef and chorizo in a large bowl. Mix with hands and shape 6 (3-inch) patties. Set aside.

HEAT a large skillet over medium heat. Place meat patties in skillet; cook for 4 to 5 minutes on each side. Place on a large paper towel-lined plate.


yogurt, evaporated milk, chipotle chile, adobo sauce, lime juice, garlic and bouillon in a blender or food processor; cover. Blend until smooth. Transfer to a serving container. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve.

ASSEMBLE burgers using 2 tablespoons dressing on the bottom buns and layering a lettuce leaf, meat patty, queso fresco, tomato slices and onion slices. Store any remaining dressing in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 560
  • Calories from Fat: 300
  • Total Fat: 33g (51% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 13g (66% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 110mg (36% of DV)
  • Sodium: 1240mg (52% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 28g (9% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g (7% of DV)
  • Sugars: 6g
  • Protein: 36g
  • Vitamin A: 20% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 15% of DV
  • Calcium: 20% of DV
  • Iron: 25% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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