PUBLISHED: 4:17 PM on Wednesday, June 22, 2005
Fast Fiesta Cheeseburgers

Prep time: 10 minutes • Cook time: 14 minutes

1 pound lean ground beef

1 (1-oz.) package taco seasoning

4 Borden American Singles

4 of your favorite hamburger buns, toasted

1/4 cup chopped tomatoes

2 Tbsp. seeded and finely chopped jalapeño pepper (optional)

1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce

2 Tbsp. sour cream

2 Tbsp. chunky salsa

COMBINE ground beef and taco seasoning in bowl; mix thoroughly. Shape into 1/2-inch-thick patties. GRILL burgers 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until fully cooked. TOP burgers with cheese and grill until melted; layer cheeseburgers on bottom halves of buns. COMBINE tomatoes, jalapeños (if desired) and shredded lettuce in small bowl; portion equally over cheeseburgers. GARNISH with 1/2 tablespoon each sour cream and salsa and close with top halves of buns.

Makes 4 burgers.