Queso Burgers

We had a little farewell BBQ right before I left North Carolina.  I decided to make these amazing queso burgers.  We love queso and we love burgers…  queso+burgers= mind blown!

quesoburgerfinal2I have been watching what I eat right before our Hawaii trip at the end of the month.  This was my hardest challenge to face not being able to eat one of these amazing burgers.  The cheesey queso dripping down a freshly grilled burger?  So yummy!  I was able to get through and resist and eat a salad.  Life is hard sometimes.  But in the words of my husband, “These burgers are like a fiesta queso explosion in your mouth and are amazing!”  I should have him start writing the blog!  🙂

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Queso Burgers
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Delicious melty queso over grilled burgers. Tastes just like a fiesta in your mouth!
Serves: 6
  • 1½ lb. ground sirloin
  • 1 lb. easy melt cheese (like Velveeta) cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 10 oz Rotel Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, undrained
  • 6 hamburger buns
  • 6 pieces leaf lettuce
  • 1 large tomato, cut into 6 slices
  1. Melt velveeta and rotel in a medium saucepan over low heat. You can also melt in the microwave 3-5 minutes, stirring after 3 minutes.
  2. Preheat grill to medium and shape hamburger meat into 6 patties. Lightly season with salt and pepper. Grill 4 to 5 minutes each side or until no longer pink.
  3. To assemble the burgers, place burger on bottom bun and top with 2 Tbs melted cheese. Top with lettuce, tomato and top bun and enjoy!
Recipe Source Kraft Foods




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  1. This looks amazing! I love queso and I bet it’s delicious on a burger! I’d love for you to link up with us this week at the TGIF Link Party!


    Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

  2. Oh I will be making these…I love, love, love queso!

  3. This looks so delicious ! and reminds me a burger would also be yummy with the tostios salsa con queso!

  4. Dang girl, the discipline you must have to not eat one of these and opt for a salad instead is impressive!

  5. My boyfriend would LOVE these. Burgers and cheese, he’s such a simple man to please.

  6. We always have queso in my house so I will defiantly have to try this.

  7. I don’t have a grill can i baked them in the oven? If so can you recommend temp and minutes.

  8. No grill available. Can you give me oven or skillet time and temp?

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