Grilled Jalapeno Cheeseburgers
Cheeseburgers with zip.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Servings: Serves 4
1 lb. lean ground beef
2 tsp. fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
1-1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
4 thin tomato slices
4 hamburger buns, split, toasted
In medium bowl, combine ground beef, jalapeno pepper and chili powder,
mixing lightly but thoroughly.
Shape beef mixture into four 1/2-inch thick patties.
Place patties on grid over medium ash-covered coals. Grill uncovered 14-16
minutes or until centers are no longer pink, turning once. Check with a meat
thermometer for an internal temperature of 160°F.
Approximately 1 minute before burgers are done, sprinkle each with 1 Tbsp.
Place one slice tomato on bottom half of each bun and top with burger.
Close sandwiches and serve.