½ pound hot Italian turkey sausage, casings removed
½ pound ground sirloin
4 ounces Cabot Sharp Lite50 Cheddar, grated (about 1 cup)
½ teaspoon chili powder
¼ teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
¼ teaspoon salt
4 whole wheat buns, split
4 strips turkey bacon, cooked
COMBINE sausage and next 5 ingredients (through salt) in large bowl. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping into patties.
PLACE patties on grill and cook for 10 minutes per side or until done.
TOAST buns on grill toward end of grilling time. Serve burgers topped with bacon, spinach, and tomato.