To kick off the season, I wanted to grill burgers. Pimento cheese burgers have been quite popular for the past few years and I have made them a few times. Tonight I added a fire roasted jalapeno for a spicier version.
Instead of one big 6 oz patty, these burgers use a stack of thin burger patties with layers of bacon and spicy pimento cheese.
Spicy Pimento Cheese Burger
Ingredients (3 burgers)
- 4 oz sharp cheddar, shredded
- 4 oz monterey jack cheese, shredded
- 1/4 cup roasted red pepper, diced
- 1 fire roasted jalapeno, peeled, seeded, and diced
- 1/3 cup mayonnaise
- 1 Tbsp diced green onion
- 1/4 tsp BBQ rub
- 1/8 tsp kosher salt
- 1/8 tsp white pepper
- 1.2 lbs ground beef
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1/8 tsp dried onion
- 1/8 tsp dried minced garlic
- 3 burger buns
- 6 strips of bacon, cooked
- Make the spicy pimento cheese: Mix all of the ingredients together, making sure it is well combined. Keep refrigerated.
- Preheat a charcoal grill to 450f.
- Mix the beef with the salt, pepper, garlic, and onion. Divide into 6 even balls (3 oz each) and form into thin patties.
- Grill the burgers until done, about 3 minutes per side.
- Toast buns.
- Top each bottom bun with lettuce, a burger, 2 slices bacon, another burger, and the spicy pimento cheese.
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