Chorizo and Beef Burgers with Queso Fresco and Chipotle Dressing

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Chorizo and Beef Burgers with Queso Fresco and Chipotle Dressing
20 min
8 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.

The Secret Ingredient


  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 5 ounces pork chorizo
  • 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

Make It

Step 1

Combine ground beef and chorizo in a large bowl. Mix with hands and shape 6 (3-inch) patties. Set aside.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

Combine 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.

Step 4

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.