California Avocado Blue Burger

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Total Time: 18 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 500
Total Fat 24g
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 115mg
Sodium 850mg
Total Carbs 32g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 46g
Potassium 880mg

Vitamin A 1644 IU; Vitamin C 11 mg; Calcium 224 mg; Iron 5.1 mg; Vitamin D 11 IU; Folate 94 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0. 2 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 35%; Vitamin C 20%; Calcium 20%; Iron 30 %.


*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What makes a burger a California burger? Why California Avocados, of course! And this California burger recipe adds sriracha mayo and blue cheese for a taste combination that zings.

You’ll have a line forming at the grill when you make these for your next barbecue, so make sure you have plenty of California Avocados on hand. You wouldn’t want to run out!

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Serves: 4

1 1/3 lb. lean ground beef 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper 4 whole grain burger buns 2 Tbsp. sriracha mayonnaise 1 cup shredded romaine lettuce 8 slices red onion 8 slices tomato 4 oz. Crumbled Blue Cheese 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and sliced
  1. Preheat a grill to high. Form burger meat into loosely packed patties and season with salt and pepper. Grill for 4 minutes on each side to reach medium rare.
  2. During the last two minutes, add the buns to the grill, flipping once.
  3. Remove burgers and buns from grill and spread sriracha mayonnaise on the bottom half of each bun. Top with shredded lettuce, onion, burger patty, tomato, avocado, and blue cheese.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with a fresh watermelon salad.

Beverage Pairing: Cold avocado ale or iced tea.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

It’s a good idea to brush a little oil on the cut side of a California Avocado before grilling. They are also delicious in a host of other entrée recipes, from stove top to oven-baked to multi-cooker preparation.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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