Jalapeno Cheeseburgers

Jalapeno cheeseburger
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  • 18 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Yield: 6 1/2-pound burgers (6 servings)

This delicious spicy jalapeno cheeseburger recipe is perfect for burger lovers who enjoy their meat with a little heat. Adjust the number of jalapenos used to suit your particular palate. 

What You'll Need

  • 3 pounds ground beef
  • 1 to 2 pickled jalapeno peppers, finely chopped
  • 1/2 package dried onion soup mix
  • 1/2 tablespoon steak seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt (kosher or sea; more if needed)
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 6 slices American cheese (or cheese of choice)

How to Make It

  1. Mix all seasonings, including jalapenos, with ground beef in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Form mixture into 6 half-inch thick patties.
  3. Preheat grill for high heat.
  4. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, or until the desired level of doneness is achieved, though well-done is recommended.
  5. Place cheese on burgers during the last minute of cooking.
  6. Once burgers are cooked through and cheese is melted, remove from grill and serve on toasted hamburger buns with additional sliced jalapenos.
    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 532
    Total Fat 26 g
    Saturated Fat 10 g
    Unsaturated Fat 11 g
    Cholesterol 203 mg
    Sodium 1,323 mg
    Carbohydrates 5 g
    Dietary Fiber 1 g
    Protein 66 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)