Spicy Jalapeno Cheeseburger Recipe

Jalapeno cheeseburger
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  • Total: 18 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Yield: 6 1/2-pound burgers (6 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
532 Calories
26g Fat
5g Carbs
66g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 1/2-pound burgers (6 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 532
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 203mg 68%
Sodium 1323mg 58%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Protein 66g
Calcium 78mg 6%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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. 


  • 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)

Steps 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.

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