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July 6, 2011

Taste of Home Family-Friendly Stuffed Cheeseburgers

During the summer months, my family goes through a large amount of burgers. I try to vary up the recipes and use different types of ground meat, in order to keep my family from getting bored. My oldest son loves mushrooms, but I have been unable to find a burger recipe incorporating mushrooms which my whole family enjoys. The June/July issue of Taste of Home magazine had a recipe for Family-Friendly Stuffed Cheeseburgers, combining mushrooms and cheese, two of my boys favorite foods.

This recipe has 14 ingredients. The prep work is easy, with only the onion and jalapeno requiring chopping. I crushed my saltines in a plastic bags to decrease on the mess factor in my kitchen. Instead of using an outdoor grill, I used my indoor grill. I made sure to keep the grill open in order to keep the cheese from spilling out. The total prep time is approximately 40 minutes.

This recipe makes 6 very large 1/3 pound burgers. My family enjoyed the recipe, but we all agreed that it was a little too cheesy for our tastes. I think this recipe would benefit from the cream cheese being eliminated and using 1 cup of shredded cheddar, instead of 1 1/2 cups. The taste of the actually burger is delicious, and would go great with a warmed smokey-sweet tomato based bbq sauce. This recipe could easily be made into 8 1/4 pound burgers, which would be a little less drastic on the meat. For an outdoor bbq, this recipe could easily be modified to taste delicious and feed a crowd of hungry cheeseburger eaters.

For the recipe go to Taste of Home Family Friendly Stuffed Cheeseburgers.

9 comments:

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  3. Wow, my mouth is watering!

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  4. Yum-my! I think you're right...a little TOO much cheese (if there is such a thing) But still, they look delicious!
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  5. Yum! I love making burgers, too. My favorite recipe calls for ground turkey, a half packet of Ranch dressing mix, turkey bacon bits, and colby jack cheese. Delicious!

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  6. YUUUUM! Looks so good. Thanks for stopping by my blog!! I'm a new follower!

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  7. Very Interesting, Love it! Nice site, I will be sure to come back to visit! Visiting you from twitter moms!

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  8. Oh my gosh- that looks so yummy! My husband would absolutely love that- he is a massive burger fan! Thanks for visiting my blog- I am following you now too! :) x

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  9. now THAT'S a cheeseburger. Looks much better than the one I ate for lunch today.

    **Yolie

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