Carne Asada Guacamole Burgers Recipe

Carne Asada Guacamole Burgers Recipe

How To Make Carne Asada Guacamole Burgers

All the flavors of carne asada can be found in this Mexican-inspired guacamole burgers. They are even served with their own pico de gallo.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



For Burgers:

  • 500glean ground beef
  • 1tbspfresh lime juice
  • 4tbspfresh orange juice
  • ½red onion,grated
  • 2tbspfresh cilantro,chopped
  • 2clovesgarlic,large, minced
  • 4slicespickled jalapeños,optional
  • ½tspred chilli flakes,or chili powder
  • 1tspground cumin
  • 1tspground paprika
  • 1tspsalt,to taste
  • 4slicescheddar cheese
  • 4bread rolls of choice

For Guacamole:

  • 2ripe avocados
  • ¼red onion,finely chopped
  • ½lime,juiced
  • 2tbspfresh orange juice,or lemon juice
  • 2slicespickled jalapeños
  • salt,to taste

For Pico De Gallo:

  • 2ripe tomatoes,diced
  • ¼red onion,finely diced
  • 3tbspfresh cilantro leaves,shredded
  • 1tbsplime juice
  • salt,to taste



  1. Combine beef, lime juice, orange juice, onion, cilantro, garlic, jalapeños, chilli flakes, cumin, paprika and salt in a large bowl. Mix well with hands for about 1 minute, until the meat has combined with the other ingredients.

  2. Divide the meat mixture into 4 equal parts and firmly mould them into round patties about 1-inch thick. Drizzle a skillet or non stick pan with a small amount of oil; preheat pan over medium-high heat. When pan is hot, sear the burgers for 5 to 6 minutes on each side until cooked to desired level of doneness.

  3. In the last 1 or 2 minutes of cooking, add the sliced cheese over the patties and allow the cheese to melt.

  4. Build burgers with lettuce (optional), beef, guacamole and pico de gallo.


  1. Cut the avocados in half lengthwise. Remove the pit from the avocado and discard. Remove the avocado from the skin and place the avocado flesh into a bowl.

  2. Add the lemon juice, lime juice, red onion, chives, jalapeño, salt and pepper. Mash with a fork until half smooth and creamy. Taste and add more salt and pepper if desired.

Pico De Gallo:

  1. Combine the tomatoes, onions and cilantro together in a serving dish. Drizzle with the lime juice; salt to taste.


  • Calories: 792.89kcal
  • Fat: 51.56g
  • Saturated Fat: 17.56g
  • Trans Fat: 1.82g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 23.74g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.90g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.04g
  • Fiber: 11.53g
  • Sugar: 10.20g
  • Protein: 37.86g
  • Cholesterol: 117.31mg
  • Sodium: 1085.19mg
  • Calcium: 330.71mg
  • Potassium: 1292.50mg
  • Iron: 5.90mg
  • Vitamin A: 148.88µg
  • Vitamin C: 63.20mg
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