Green Chili Burgers

Spicy and full of flavor, these burgers are sure to please everyone with their varied toppings. Supply additional hot pepper sauce for those who want an extra kick!

Serves: 4Prep: 10 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 can (4 oz.) diced jalapeños, drained
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 3 ounces hot pepper cheese slices
  • 4 hamburger buns, optional
  • 4 jalapeño chilies, sliced
  • 4 large lettuce leaves
  • 2 cups prepared salsa
  • 4 large tomato slices
  • Sour cream, optional

Directions

  • Combine the onion, ground beef, chilies, hot pepper sauce and salt in a medium bowl; mix gently but thoroughly. Shape into 4 patties.
  • Prepare the grill for medium high heat. (Alternately, burgers may be cooked indoors on a lightly oiled nonstick skillet.)
  • Grill (or cook) burgers, turning once, until desired doneness, about 10 to 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160°F. Top with cheese slices last minute of grilling or cooking.
  • Place burgers on a bun or serving plate and top as desired.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 can (4 oz.) diced jalapeños, drained
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 3 ounces hot pepper cheese slices
  • 4 hamburger buns, optional
  • 4 jalapeño chilies, sliced
  • 4 large lettuce leaves
  • 2 cups prepared salsa
  • 4 large tomato slices
  • Sour cream, optional

Directions

  • Combine the onion, ground beef, chilies, hot pepper sauce and salt in a medium bowl; mix gently but thoroughly. Shape into 4 patties.
  • Prepare the grill for medium high heat. (Alternately, burgers may be cooked indoors on a lightly oiled nonstick skillet.)
  • Grill (or cook) burgers, turning once, until desired doneness, about 10 to 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160°F. Top with cheese slices last minute of grilling or cooking.
  • Place burgers on a bun or serving plate and top as desired.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories530
Total Fat20g
Saturated Fat9g
Cholesterol95mg
Sodium2040mg
Total Carbohydrate57g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars13g
Protein37g