Cheeseburger Lettuce Wraps

Sometimes I wonder why they are so irresistible. Even on days when I’m on a strict diet, I still can’t ignore them. I guess their delicious looks have a hold on me. These Lettuce wrapped cure sure knows how to make a good entrance. They just pop up in your face and next thing you know you are all over these yummies!

Cheeseburger Lettuce Wraps or lettuce babies like I love to call them are always an irresistible combo of burger topped with cheese, tomato, and some beef if you would like with a nice foundation of Lettuce and some little extra here and there to make it yummier.

Ready in: 40 minutes (Prep: 10 mins, Cook:30 mins)
Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • Lean ground beef – 2lb
  • Seasoned salt – 1-2 teaspoon 
  • Black pepper – 1 teaspoon
  • Dried oregano – 1 teaspoon
  • American cheese – 6 slices 
  • Large heads iceburg or romaine lettuce (rinsed and dried) – 2
  • Tomatoes (sliced thin) – 2
  • Small red onion (sliced thin) – 1

Spread

  • Light mayo – 1-4 cup
  • Ketchup – 3 tablespoons 
  • Dill pickle relish – 1 tablespoon 
  • Dash of salt and pepper


Method

  1. First and foremost, make sure to heat a grill or skillet on medium heat.
  2. Secondly, get a large bowl and mix together seasoned salt, pepper, ground beef and oregano.
  3. After you are with the mixing, get six bowls where you will divide the mixture into 6 sections or just go ahead and divide into six sections without bowls. 
  4. Then roll all the mixtures which has been divided into six sections into a ball. 
  5. Press each ball to get a flat look to form a patty.
  6. Place the formed patties on grill and cook for 4 minutes while also flipping the patties on their sides and grilling for 4 minutes or grill till you get the desired look you want.
  7. Now add a slice of cheese on each cooked burger and also place each burger on large wraps of lettuce. 
  8. Then add one slice tomato or more if you would like, some red onions and whatever it is that tickles your fancy. 
  9. Put the lettuce wraps over and under the  burgers
  10. Refrigerate the mixed ingredients until  you are ready to use.


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