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Zesty Southwest Burgers With Cilantro Slaw

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“Clipped this from a coupon flyer and thought it sounded interesting. I've yet to try it, but when I do I may add thinly sliced sweet or red onion to the slaw, and a slice of cheese to the bottom bun. Chipotle Cheddar, Monterey Jack, or Colby all sound good.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 34 cup rice (white or brown)
  • 12 cup prepared ranch dressing
  • 2 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced
  • 1 lb ground chuck
  • 2 12 tablespoons hot and spicy taco seasoning mix
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 hamburger buns


  1. Prepare rice according to package directions. Let cool for 5 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine Ranch dressing, cabbage, and cilantro. Toss to combine; cover and refrigerate until serving.
  3. In a large bowl, combine rice, ground chuck, and taco seasoning mix. Form into four patties slightly larger than hamburger buns. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add burgers and cook 10-12 minutes for medium-well, turning once.
  4. To serve; on each hamburger bottom bun place a cooked burger, an equal amount of the slaw, and top bun.

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