Red, White and Blue Cheeseburgers

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Serves 4.

All you need:

1 pound 80%-lean ground beef
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp Hy-Vee black pepper
2 oz blue cheese crumbles, plus extra for garnish
1/2 medium white onion, thinly sliced
1 c. cherry tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1/8 tsp Hy-Vee salt
4 Hy-Vee bakery pretzel buns, split
2 tbsp Hy-Vee Select olive oil
4 whole cherry tomatoes

All you do:

Combine beef with garlic and pepper. Shape meat mixture into eight 1/4-inch-thick patties. Roll cheese into 4 balls and flatten into disks. Place disks onto center of 4 patties. Top with remaining patties; press edges to seal.
Preheat grill for direct cooking over medium heat.
Grill burgers 12 to 16 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees, turning once halfway through grilling. Brush cut sides of buns with olive oil. Grill, cut side down, during the last minute of grilling.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine onion, tomatoes and salt.
Spoon one-fourth of onion-tomato mixture onto each bun bottom. Add a burger to each and top with additional blue cheese crumbles. Cover with top of bun. Skewer a whole cherry tomato into top of each bun.

Nutrition information per serving:
Calories: 680
Carbohydrate: 60mg
Cholesterol: 90mg
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Fat: 35g
Protein: 33g
Saturated Fat: 12g
Sodium: 1080mg
Sugars: 7g
Trans fats: 1.5g

Daily nutritional values:
8% vitamin A
10% vitamin C
15% calcium
35% iron