Pork Burgers Stuffed with Manchego

Pork Burgers Stuffed with Manchego
Prep 20 mins Grill 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise, plus more for serving (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot paprika
  • 4 ounces Manchego cheese
  • 8 egg challah rolls, split
  • 8 tablespoons tbsp dried onion topping (such as Loeb's Onion Crunch)
  • Sliced hot cherry peppers (optional)

Make It

1. In large bowl, combine pork, mayonnaise, oregano, salt, pepper, thyme, onion powder and paprika. Form into 8 burgers.

2. Cut Manchego into pieces about 1 inch square and 1/4 inch thick. Make an indentation in each burger and insert a piece of cheese into it. Close meat around cheese and flatten burger.

3. Heat a gas grill to medium-high or the coals in a charcoal grill to medium-hot. Lightly grease grates. Grill burgers about 5 minutes per side, until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees .

4. Place burgers on rolls and top each with 1 tbsp of the onions. Add slices of hot cherry peppers and additional mayonnaise, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 621, Fat, total (g): 36, chol. (mg): 135, sat. fat (g): 13, carb. (g): 41, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 30, sodium (mg): 888, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.