Zesty BBQ Cheeseburger

Total Recipe Time: 25-30 minutes
Makes 4 servings

1 pound Ground Beef (93% or leaner}
¼ cup finely chopped red onion
4 tablespoons barbecue sauce, divided
4 slices white Cheddar. Pepper Jack, smoked Gouda or provolone cheese
4 whole wheat hamburger buns or pretzel rolls, split, toasted
Lettuce leaves. tomato slices and red onion slices


* Combine Ground Beef, onion and 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 1/2-in thick patties.
* Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill. covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally. About 1 minute before burgers are done, brush with remaining 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce and top with cheese.
* Line bottom half of each bun with lettuce leaves, tomato and red onion sllces, as desired; top with burger. Close sandwiches.

Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Color Is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.