Jalapeño Popper Burger recipe provided by the Certified Angus Beef® brand.

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Jalapeño Popper Burger

Serves 4
Cuisine: American
Category: Burgers
Jalapeño ground beef patty grilled and covered with cheddar jack and cream cheese mix then topped with crispy fried onions. Fire up the grill to make this easy Jalapeño Burger recipe for an unforgettable cookout.
Prep Time
20 mins
Other Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
40 mins
  • 1 1/2 Certified Angus Beef ® ground beef, 80% lean, divided
  • 2 fresh jalapeños, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 ounces cream cheese (1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded cheddar jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup crispy fried jalapeños (such as French’sTM brand)
  • 1/2 cup crispy fried onions (such as French’s® brand)
  • 4 hamburger buns
  1. In a mixing bowl, hand mix ground beef with diced jalapeños and cumin. Form 4 patties and season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  2. In a clean small bowl mix cream cheese and cheddar jack with a spoon. Form 4 balls about the size of a ping-pong ball. Flatten into disks and refrigerate.
  3. Pan sear or grill patties 4-5 minutes on one side, flip, top each burger with a cheese disc and cook an additional 4-5 minutes (or until the burger’s center reaches160°F using an instant-read thermometer).
  4. Mix fried jalapeños and fried onions. Place each burger on a bun’s bottom half, top with fried jalapeño-onion mixture and bun’s top half.
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