Thursday, September 15, 2011

Popper Burgers

All I can say is.....crazy good!!!! Serve these burgers up with some homemade french fries and you have a winner on your hands my friends!
Popper Burgers

3 fresh jalapeno, seeded
1 bell pepper, sliced
6 oz cream cheese
2 tbsp grated onion
1 large garlic clove, grated
1/4 cup cilantro leaves, finely chopped
1/2 tsp cumin
salt and pepper
2 lbs ground beef
4 oz sharp cheddar cheese, sliced
4-6 hamburger buns

Heat some evoo in a skillet over med-high heat. Add peppers and toss for a few minutes until tender and slightly charred.
In a bowl, combine cream cheese, onion, garlic, cilantro, and cumin.
Season beef with salt and pepper and form into 4-6 patties, depending on how big or small you want them.
Heat grill pan or skillet with evoo and grill burgers 3-4 minutes on each side. Top burgers (while still in pan and after they are cooked) with cream cheese mixture and slices of cheddar cheese. Tent with foil until cheese has melted.
Serve burgers on buns, topped with cooked peppers.

Serves 4-6

adapted from Rachael Ray

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