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These burgers took less than 20 minutes to cook and and were bursting with flavor. For a full on burgers and fries experience, try these with our Spicy Sweet Potato Fries!

Mexican Ranch Burgers on grill


Mexican Ranch Burgers

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10-15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Serving size: 1 patty


  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef
  • ½ packet ranch salad dressing, dry mix only
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ tablespoon chili powder
  • Optional*:
  • 4 whole wheat buns
  • 2 reduced-fat pepper jack cheese slices or other cheese slices, cut in half
  • avocado
  • red onion
  • *Optional ingredients are not included in nutrition calculations.


  1. Turn outside grill on medium heat. Or plug in your T-fal® OptiGrill and start pre-heating.
  2. In a medium-size bowl, mix lean ground beef, packet of ranch salad dressing mix, cumin, and chili powder.
  3. Form lean ground beef into four, 4-ounce patties.
  4. Place hamburger patties onto grill and cook for 10-15 minutes, making sure to cook both sides evenly. Avoid the temptation to over flip the patties, cook one side until done before turning the patties over.
  5. Optional: Top each hamburger patty with ½ slice of reduced-fat pepper jack cheese and serve.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving: (1 patty)

Calories: 164

Calories from fat: 45

Fat: 5g

Saturated Fat: 2g

Cholesterol: 60mg

Sodium: 253mg

Carbohydrates: 2g

Fiber: 0g

Sugar 0g

Protein: 24g

Calcium: 3%g

Iron: 15%

WWP+: 4