Guacamole & Monterey Jack Burgers with Guajillo Chile-Glazed Vegetables
Craft

Guacamole & Monterey Jack Burgers

with Guajillo Chile-Glazed Vegetables

40 MIN
$14.99/serving 2 Servings
Wellness at Blue Apron
Find recipes that suit your lifestyle with our new nutritionist-approved dietary tags.
Vegetarian
Our vegetarian recipes contain no meat, poultry, fish, or seafood, but may include eggs, and animal-based dairy products, such as cheese and sour cream, as well as honey.
600 Calories Or Less
All of these delicious recipes come in at 600 calories or less per serving, ideal for those who choose to monitor their caloric intake, without sacrificing flavor. The US Food & Drug Administration recommends a 2000 calorie daily intake for the general population. The 600 calorie cap equates to 30% of total 2000 calories per day based on 3 meals per day with 200 calories remaining for snack or beverage.
WW Recommended
If you spot the WW logo next to a recipe, get excited! These recipes factor in calories, sugar, saturated fats, and protein to help guide you toward nutritious foods—while still keeping dinner satisfying and delicious. PersonalPoints™ are assigned to recipes on an “as packaged” basis. To learn more about WW (formerly Weight Watchers) visit our partner’s website at WW.com.
Carb Conscious
Our Carb Conscious recipes provide a balanced approach to carbohydrate consumption by replacing refined carbohydrates from sources like white flour, rice, and cane sugar with high-fiber foods like fresh vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Our Carb Conscious recipes have 42g or less of net carbohydrates (total carbohydrates minus dietary fiber) per serving, a 25% reduction in net carbs compared to the average Blue Apron recipe served in 2019. Due to the natural variation in size of and contribution of produce in our recipes, some recipes can be badged as Carb Conscious at 45g or less net carbs per serving.

From the Test Kitchen

WHY WE LOVE THIS DISH
From the smoky and spicy glazed vegetables topping prime beef burgers, to the bold Mexican-style spices (like ancho chile and Mexican oregano) coating tender sweet potato wedges, this dish is filled with layers of dynamic, zesty flavors that get cooling contrast from a dollop of guacamole and a creamy lime dipper.
CLICK FOR RECIPE CARD

Get Cooking
  • Nutrition
    PER SERVING
  • Calories
    1250 Cals (est.)
View Full Nutrition
Nutrition Label
Download
fresh
ingredients
Guacamole & Monterey Jack Burgers with Guajillo Chile-Glazed Vegetables
Title
  • 12 oz Usda Prime Ground Beef
  • 2 Challah Buns
  • 1 Poblano Pepper
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • ⅓ cup Guajillo Chile Pepper Sauce
  • 2 oz Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 1 oz Sliced Pickled Jalapeño Pepper
  • ¼ cup Guacamole
  • ⅓ cup Crispy Onions
  • 1 lb Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 Tbsps Grated Cotija Cheese
  • 1 Tbsp Mexican Spice Blend (Ancho Chile Powder, Smoked Paprika, Garlic Powder, Ground Cumin & Dried Mexican Oregano)
  • ¼ cup Sour Cream
  • 1 Lime
time-saving
tips & techniques
Prepare & roast the sweet potatoes
2 Prepare & roast the sweet potatoes

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven; preheat to 450°F. Wash and dry the fresh produce. Cut the sweet potatoes into 1-inch-wide wedges. Line a sheet pan with foil. Transfer the sweet potato wedges to the foil; drizzle with olive oil and season with salt, pepper, and enough of the spice blend to coat (you may have extra). Toss to coat; arrange in an even layer. Roast 26 to 28 minutes, or until lightly browned and tender when pierced with a fork. Remove from the oven.

Prepare the remaining ingredients
3 Prepare the remaining ingredients

Meanwhile, halve, peel, and thinly slice the onion. Thinly slice the monterey jack. Halve the buns. Quarter the lime. In a bowl, combine the sour cream and the juice of 2 lime wedges; season with salt and pepper. Cut off and discard the stem of the poblano pepper. Halve lengthwise; remove the ribs and seeds, then thinly slice crosswise. Thoroughly wash your hands, knife, and cutting board immediately after handling.

Cook & glaze the vegetables
4 Cook & glaze the vegetables

In a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced onion and sliced pepper; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes, or until softened. Add the guajillo chile sauce (carefully, as the liquid may splatter). Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until the vegetables are coated. Transfer to a bowl. Rinse and wipe out the pan.

Cook the patties
5 Cook the patties

Place the beef in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Gently mix to incorporate. Form the mixture into two 1/2-inch-thick patties. In the same pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the patties. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, or until browned. Flip the patties (carefully, as the oil may splatter) and evenly top with the sliced monterey jack. Loosely cover the pan with foil and cook 4 to 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the patties are browned and cooked through.* Leaving any browned bits (or fond) in the pan, transfer to a work surface. Carefully drain off and discard any excess oil. 

*The USDA recommends cooking beef until an instant-read thermometer registers a minimum temperature of 160°F.

Toast the buns & serve your dish
6 Toast the buns & serve your dish

Add the halved buns, cut side down, to the pan of reserved fond. Toast on medium-high 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until lightly browned. Transfer to a work surface. Assemble the burgers using the toasted buns, cooked patties, guacamole, glazed vegetables, crispy onions, and as much of the jalapeño pepper as you'd like, depending on how spicy you'd like the dish to be. Serve the burgers with the roasted sweet potatoes and lime sour cream on the side. Garnish the sweet potatoes with the cotija. Serve the remaining lime wedges on the side, if you'd like. Enjoy!

Tips from Home Chefs

About Blue Apron

Blue Apron delivers original, step-by-step recipes and fresh ingredients to customers nationwide. Our menus change every week, so with each delivery you learn to cook inventive new dishes with seasonal ingredients. By letting us source these hard-to-find ingredients for you, you'll get food that is fresher and cheaper than you can get at your local supermarket, and there's no waste because we only send you what you need for each recipe.

We named our company “Blue Apron” because chefs around the world wear blue aprons when they're learning to cook, and it has become a symbol of lifelong learning in cooking. We believe you're never done learning in the kitchen, so we design our menus to ensure you're always learning new cooking techniques, trying new cuisines, and using unique ingredients.

Blue Apron is a weekly subscription service with no commitment - you can skip a week or cancel at any time with a week's notice. We can't wait to cook with you!

Get This Recipe Delivered
Prepare & roast the sweet potatoes
2 Prepare & roast the sweet potatoes

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven; preheat to 450°F. Wash and dry the fresh produce. Cut the sweet potatoes into 1-inch-wide wedges. Line a sheet pan with foil. Transfer the sweet potato wedges to the foil; drizzle with olive oil and season with salt, pepper, and enough of the spice blend to coat (you may have extra). Toss to coat; arrange in an even layer. Roast 26 to 28 minutes, or until lightly browned and tender when pierced with a fork. Remove from the oven.

3 Prepare the remaining ingredients

Meanwhile, halve, peel, and thinly slice the onion. Thinly slice the monterey jack. Halve the buns. Quarter the lime. In a bowl, combine the sour cream and the juice of 2 lime wedges; season with salt and pepper. Cut off and discard the stem of the poblano pepper. Halve lengthwise; remove the ribs and seeds, then thinly slice crosswise. Thoroughly wash your hands, knife, and cutting board immediately after handling.

Prepare the remaining ingredients
Cook & glaze the vegetables
4 Cook & glaze the vegetables

In a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced onion and sliced pepper; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes, or until softened. Add the guajillo chile sauce (carefully, as the liquid may splatter). Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until the vegetables are coated. Transfer to a bowl. Rinse and wipe out the pan.

5 Cook the patties

Place the beef in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Gently mix to incorporate. Form the mixture into two 1/2-inch-thick patties. In the same pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the patties. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, or until browned. Flip the patties (carefully, as the oil may splatter) and evenly top with the sliced monterey jack. Loosely cover the pan with foil and cook 4 to 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the patties are browned and cooked through.* Leaving any browned bits (or fond) in the pan, transfer to a work surface. Carefully drain off and discard any excess oil. 

*The USDA recommends cooking beef until an instant-read thermometer registers a minimum temperature of 160°F.

Cook the patties
Toast the buns & serve your dish
6 Toast the buns & serve your dish

Add the halved buns, cut side down, to the pan of reserved fond. Toast on medium-high 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until lightly browned. Transfer to a work surface. Assemble the burgers using the toasted buns, cooked patties, guacamole, glazed vegetables, crispy onions, and as much of the jalapeño pepper as you'd like, depending on how spicy you'd like the dish to be. Serve the burgers with the roasted sweet potatoes and lime sour cream on the side. Garnish the sweet potatoes with the cotija. Serve the remaining lime wedges on the side, if you'd like. Enjoy!

Browse Steps
1 of 5