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Chili Cheeseburger

Serves 4
Cuisine: American
Category: Burgers, Old-School Classics, On the Grill
Juicy burgers topped with chipotle seasoned chili and melted cheddar cheese. Make this easy Chili Cheeseburger recipe for an awesome burger to wow your family and friends.
Prep Time
15 mins
Other Time
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
  • 2 1/2 pounds Certified Angus Beef ® ground beef, 80% lean, divided
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 packet chili seasoning (2-tablespoons)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 3 green onions, sliced (optional)
  • 4 burger buns
  1. Heat canola oil in a skillet over medium-high heat and add 1-pound ground beef. Brown until no pink remains; discard excess oil.
  2. Stir in chili seasoning, chipotle powder, brown sugar, tomato paste and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer until chili thickens, about 10 minutes. Turn off heat and cover.
  3. Form 4 patties from the remaining beef; season both sides with salt and pepper.
  4. Pan sear or grill patties 4-5 minutes on one side, flip, top each burger with 1/2 cup chili and 1/4 cup shredded cheese. Cook an additional 4-5 minutes or until the internal temperature is 160°F.
  5. Spread the bottom half of each bun with sour cream, add burger patty, top with green onion and bun top.
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