Cumin Corn Burgers


"Cumin is one of my favorite spices. This recipe utilizes ground and whole cumin seeds. Serve these burgers in pita bread with shredded Co-Jack cheese, fresh cilantro, and diced tomatoes."


servings 397 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 397 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 31.3 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 20.7 g
  • 41%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 96 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 88 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat grill for high heat.
  2. In a large bowl, combine beef, ground cumin, cumin seeds, corn, and salt and pepper. Mix together and form into patties.
  3. Lightly oil grate, and place patties onto grill. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
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  1. 12 Ratings


I did not use ground meat but used Morningstar Farms ground meat substitute and I fried them in a pan. Really tasty. I hope other vegetarians will try this.

I really liked these. I was afraid they'd have too much cumin flavor, but it was perfect. Will definitely be making these again.

Absolutely wonderfull! What a surprise this was. Make sure you use fresh, moist ground beef to hold the corn laden patties together. I cooked these indoors on a grill pan. For us salt lovers, ad...

This was the inspiration for an unexpected and yummy dinner improv. I used organic ground bison meat instead of beef, which really enhanced the exotic flavor. My burgers fell apart in my pan, si...

I thought I'd be a lot more flavorful. The sweet taste from the corn kind of contrasted the cumin.

I liked the taste, but had trouble turning them into patties. Even after they cooked, they fell apart on the plate so wasn't the most convenient burger to eat. Will make again though and just ...

We did not like the addition of corn and cumin to ground beef. Especially the cumin.

I would say if you make this burger, COOK OUT ON THE GRILL, NOT INSIDE. (Made my whole house stink) Never again for me,Sorry

I made these on my George Foreman grill about a month ago and have been craving them ever since. They are so good!