Current Server: Not Whitelisted
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Looking For Insurance?

View Plans

Select content that is important to you from the menu below.

Click on a category, then drag and drop the daily article news feed that interests you into the area below.

Recipes: EATINGWELL: Inside-Out Cheeseburgers
Source: EatingWell

Why put the cheese on top of the burger when half of it just melts off? Instead, form the burger around the cheese so you can char the meat and safeguard the more delicate flavors. Use any mixture of hard or semihard cheeses -- Emmentaler and Gouda or Asiago and Parmigiano-Reggiano also pair well.

Inside-Out Cheeseburgers

Serves 4.

Active Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

1/4 cup shredded Gruyere cheese

1 pound 90 percent-lean ground beef

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 1/2 teaspoons paprika

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Preheat grill to medium-high or preheat the broiler.

Combine Cheddar and Gruyere in a small bowl.

Gently mix beef, Worcestershire, paprika and pepper in a large bowl, preferably with your hands, without overworking. Shape into 8 thin, 4-inch-wide patties. Mound 2 tablespoons of the cheese mixture on each of 4 patties, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Cover each with one of the remaining patties. Crimp and seal the edges closed.

To grill: Lightly oil the grill rack (see Tip). Grill the stuffed patties over medium-high heat, about 4 minutes per side for medium-well. (Be sure not to press the burgers as they cook or they'll split open and the cheese will ooze out.) To broil: Cover a broiler pan with foil and coat with cooking spray. Broil the stuffed patties in the upper third of the oven, about 4 minutes per side for medium-well. In either case, let the burgers stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Recipe Tip:

To oil a grill rack: Oil a folded paper towel, hold it with tongs and rub it over the rack. (Do not use cooking spray on a hot grill.)

Recipe Nutrition:

Per serving: 264 calories; 16 g fat (7 g sat, 6 g mono); 89 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrate; 26 g protein; 0 g fiber; 186 mg sodium; 405 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Zinc (37 percent daily value), Calcium (15 percent dv), Iron (15 percent dv).

0 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 3 1/2 medium-fat meat

(EatingWell is a magazine and website devoted to healthy eating as a way of life. Online at www.eatingwell.com.)


 

Customers should always refer to their benefit booklet or call the customer service number on the back of their identification card for detailed coverage information and limitations. See our legal disclaimer for more details.

Important Information:

What you need to know about
the Cyber Attack on Premera.
Learn More

Affordable Care Act

Healthcare Reform Questions? Learn More

HealthQuotient®

What's your HQ Score? Get Started Now!