These Jalapena Burgers are just terrific…. a great variation on the good ole American Burger.
Recently we discovered Jalapena Burgers…. We like spicy food and these are terrific. Warren found the pre-made kind… and that’s what we tried first.. put by now you know me well enough to know… when I try something we like… I just have to try it from scratch… I found a jalapena burger recipe on about.com and adapted it slightly.
They’re simple to make… and again the possibilities are endless… you can add onions for variety (as I have) or just add the jalapena peppers and the suggested seasonings…. make them as hot or mild as you and your family prefer…
Make it a true Mexican Night and serve these with Corn and Green Chili Rice and maybe a plate of nachos…. Margaritas or my Sangria Punch by the pitcher for the adults… it’s a great idea for a get-together or maybe just a great family night…. either way… Enjoy!
You may also want to read my Tip about Jalapena Peppers.
Try these great Margaritas:
Cuervo Frozen Margarita
Non-Frozen and Frozen Raspberry Margarita
Non-Frozen and Frozen Peach Margarita
Non-Alcoholic Margarita Punch
Non-Alcoholic Strawberry Margarita
If you decide on making Margaritas... you may want to read my Tip about using flavored syrups in non-alcoholic drinks.
Jalapena Burger Recipe:
All you need:
3 pounds of lean ground beef
1-2 jalapena peppers, seeded and finely chopped
½ cup finely chopped onion
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
½ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ cup Worcestershire sauce
Optional – American cheese or Pepper Jack cheese slices
All you need to do:
Preheat grill for high heat.
Mix together all ingredients in a large bowl.
Make 6 half inch thick patties.
Cook for desired doneness… approximately 3-4 minutes a side.
Optional: Place cheese slices on burgers for the 30 seconds or last minute of cooking until cheese is melted.
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