Havana Fritas

A frita is by definition "a small burger." This simple recipe is sassied up with a spread of mayonnaise and hot pimenton.


Havana Fritas

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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 25 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1   pound 
    ground beef
  • 6 - 8   ounces 
    ground chorizo
  • 1   teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4  cup 
    mayonnaise
  • 1   teaspoon 
    hot pimenton (smoked sweet paprika) or hot paprika
  • 8  4  inches 
    diameter cocktail rolls, split and toasted
  • 1  1 3/4 ounce can 
    shoestring potatoes (1-1/2 cups)
Directions
1.
In a large bowl, combine ground beef, chorizo, salt, and black pepper; mix well. Shape mixture into eight 1/2-inch-thick patties.
2.
For a charcoal grill, grill patties on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 10 to 13 minutes or until done (160 degrees F), turning once halfway through grilling. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place patties on grill rack over heat. Cover; grill as above.)
3.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine mayonnaise and hot pimenton. Generously spread the top half of each roll with the mayonnaise mixture. Place the burger on the bottom half of the roll and heap with shoestring potatoes. Add roll tops and press together. Makes 8 servings
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 466, Fat, total (g) 26, chol. (mg) 88, sat. fat (g) 8, carb. (g) 33, Monosaturated fat (g) 9, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 5, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 3, pro. (g) 22, vit. A (IU) 146, vit. C (mg) 1, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 5, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 109, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 2, sodium (mg) 957, Potassium (mg) 357, calcium (mg) 40, iron (mg) 3, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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