- 2 ½ cups Vidalia or other sweet onion
- 7 oz chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
- 1 lb ground sirloin
- ½ cup green bell pepper, chopped
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- ½ teaspoon ground cumin
- 8 oz no-salt-added tomato sauce
- 5 hamburger buns, toasted
Heat a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion to pan; cover and cook 8 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; set aside.
Remove 1 teaspoon adobo sauce from can; set aside. Remove 1 chipotle chile from can; chop and set aside. Reserve remaining chiles and adobo sauce for another use.
Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add beef to pan; cook 4 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. Add bell pepper to pan; sauté 2 minutes. Stir in chopped chipotle chile, adobo sauce, tomato paste, kosher salt, cumin and tomato sauce; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spoon 1/2 cup beef mixture over bottom half of each bun, and top evenly with onions and top half of bun.