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Taco Burger is a delicious twist on a traditional burger with lots of Mexican flavor, pico de gallo and melted cheese. You may never fix a normal burger again after trying this Grilled Taco Burger Recipe.

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We have another delicious grilled dinner idea for you. You are going to love this Grilled Taco Burger Recipe that not only taste great but is healthy too. I have been eating healthy and I had a CRAVING for tacos, but the rest of my family wanted burgers.

The kids said this was the best burger recipe I have made! We love to serve this ground beef recipe for the holidays and one of our favorite Memorial Day Food Ideas.

Why We Love This Recipe

This is super simple and your family will go crazy over these taco burgers. We love this twist on a classic recipe because of the delicious flavor and how easy it is to make.

The blend of the taco seasoning ingredients mixed with ground beef makes a delicious combination. The burger cooks easily and prep time is very minimal.


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Variations Ideas

  • Add Cheese – This burger is even better topped with slice cheddar cheese, provolone cheese, and American cheese.
  • Buns – Serve burgers on your favorite sesame seeds buns.

How to Make Taco Burger

Step 1 – After you make your hamburger patties, make sure to season with the taco seasoning.

Step 2 – That is what makes the burgers so amazing. Grill on an indoor grill over medium heat, charcoal grill or gas grill.

Step 3 – Chop up your avocado and season with lemon juice and garlic salt.

Step 4 – Mix in lightly with the pico. Serve on top of your burgers.

Expert Tips

  • Ground Beef Patties – Prepare the ground beef mixture so that the patties are packed so they do not fall apart. Make sure to season completely for the best flavor.
  • Cooking Time – Cooking time will vary depending on the type of cooking method you use. To ensure that the hamburger patties are cooked through, use a meat thermometer to check internal temperature.

Serving Suggestions

Taco burger is delicious served with classic side dishes such as Easy Homemade French Fries, chips and Traditional Potato Salad Recipe.

It also delicious serve with traditional Mexican Side Dish such as Queso Fundido and tortilla chips, Easy Homemade Spanish Rice Recipe and Easy Crockpot Refried Beans Recipe

Taco Burger Topping Ideas

This taco burger is delicious topped with Fresh Pico De Gallo, but feel free to add your classic burger toppings.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long to Cook Burgers on Grill?

This is a quick and easy burger recipe. Cooking time will vary but the burgers will cook for about 4-6 minutes on the grill.

How to Store Leftover Burgers

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. The leftovers will last about 4-5 days. We do recommend storing the burger toppings separate from the hamburger patties to keep the ingredients fresh.

How to Reheat Leftover Burgers

Reheat the burgers in the microwave in 1 minute intervals until heated through.

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Taco Burger

5 from 2 votes
Grilled Taco Burger is a tasty twist on a traditional burger with lots of Mexican flavor, pico de gallo and melted cheese. Try Grilled Taco Burger Recipe.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Cuisine Mexican
Course Main Course
Calories 616


For the Burgers:

For the Avocado Pico de Gallo:

  • 3 roma tomatoes (diced)
  • 1/4 white onion (diced)
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 Jalapeño Pepper (deseeded and diced)
  • 1 Avocado (diced)
  • 1 lime (juiced)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
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For the Patties:

  • Preheat a grill over medium high heat (approximately 400 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • Form the ground beef into 6 even patties and season them with the taco seasoning.
  • Place on the grill over direct heat and cook for 5-6 minutes per side until the patties reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees F. 
  • Place the slices of cheese on the patties for the last minute of the cook time to melt the cheese. Remove the patties from the grill.

For Serving:

  • Mix together the Avocado Pico De Gallo ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Place each of the patties on a bun and top with the avocado pico de gallo. Serve immediately while warm and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Calories 616kcal, Carbohydrates 22g, Protein 35g, Fat 43g, Saturated Fat 16g, Polyunsaturated Fat 2g, Monounsaturated Fat 18g, Trans Fat 2g, Cholesterol 126mg, Sodium 363mg, Potassium 690mg, Fiber 4g, Sugar 4g, Vitamin A 599IU, Vitamin C 14mg, Calcium 221mg, Iron 4mg

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  1. Lanee Jones says:

    Tried this and loved the flavor. I love a good burger

  2. Jenine says:

    5 stars
    Delicious! I don’t know how I’ve never thought about making a taco burger. We love anything taco in this house. We added some Baja sauce on the bun to add a little zing. Definitely adding this recipe to my favorites!