Mexican cheeseburgers

Mexican cheeseburgers

Juicy beef Mexican cheeseburgers served with homemade, creamy guacamole and fresh pico de gallo is the ultimate weekend treat and perfect for serving a crowd. 
Course Burgers, Dinner, Mexican
Cuisine American
Keyword Burger recipe, Easy burger recipe, Mexican burgers
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 Depending on how big you want the burgers, you could even feed 8 with this recipe
Calories 550kcal
Author Alida Ryder


For the burgers

  • 1 kg beef mince ground beef
  • 3 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1-2 tsp salt
  • cracked black pepper
  • 4-6 slices of cheese
  • 4-6 fresh hamburger buns

For the Guacamole

  • 2 large ripe avocados
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • salt & pepper to taste

For the Pico de gallo

  • 3 large ripe tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 large red onion peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 1/2 red chilli finely chopped (remove the seeds if you don't like it hot)
  • salt & pepper to taste


For the burgers

  • Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Heat a large frying pan and add some oil.
  • Fry a small amount of the burger mixture to check the seasoning. Adjust if necessary.
  • Form the mince mixture into burgers and fry for +- 4 minutes per side until browned and cooked through. When you've flipped the burger the first time, place a slice of cheese on the patty and allow to melt while the patty is cooking.
  • Serve on a fresh bread roll with home-made salsa and guacamole.

For the Guacamole

  • Remove the avocado flesh from the skin and mash with the lemon juice, salt & pepper.
  • Set aside until you're ready to use it.

For the Pico de Gallo

  • Combine all the ingredients and mix through.
  • Set aside until you're ready to use it.


Calories: 550kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 62g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 216mg | Sodium: 1220mg | Potassium: 1078mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1270IU | Vitamin C: 21.5mg | Calcium: 297mg | Iron: 8mg