Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Smoky Bacon-Jalepeno Burgers

Hubs has a thing for hamburgers.  It's practically the only thing he orders out.  This summer, I'm trying to come up with some new burgers to make them less boring more fun for me to eat a little more often.  Here's one that I pulled together this week (Hubber has given his seal of approval).  It simple, fun and a little spicy.  Like all things in life should be ;)



Smoky Bacon Jalapeno Burgers

1 pound ground meat
1/4 cup smoked chipotle sauce (I used Bronco Bob's Smoked Bacon Chipotle sauce - it's my fav...shout out to my brother for buying us some to try)
1/2 red onion, diced
Montreal Steak Seasoning

4 oz pepper jack cheese (I like to grate it - it adds to the gooey melty awesomeness)
1 slice bacon per sandwich, cooked
Pickled jalapenos, to taste (I diced some and sprinkled them on - we only wanted a hint of heat)
Mayo, to taste
Bread or bun of choice (I used toasted bread because I like the crunchy texture with this burger.  Texas toast would be even better)

1 - Mix ground meat, chipotle sauce and diced red onion. by hand until well blended
2 - Patty into burgers (I made 3 fairly monstrous burgers); Sprinkle the tops of the patties with Montreal Steak Seasoning
3 - Grill the burgers to your liking
4 - To assemble, spread 1 piece of bread/bun with mayo and top with pepper jack cheese, bacon and jalapenos
5 - Add the grilled burger and top piece of bread/bun

The sweet, smokiness of the sauce pairs so nice with jalapenos and bacon.  Mmmmmm bacon :)



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12 comments:

At The Picket Fence said...

This sounds like the perfect father's day meal! My hubby would love these. Thanks so much for sharing at Inspiration Friday!
Vanessa

Fishtail Cottage said...

okay - yum again! oxox

Tanya @ Greetings From the Asylum said...

These sound delicious! Thanks for sharing. I'm sure my hubby will stamp his seal of approval too! :)

NaughtyBaubles said...

Yeeaaahhh so, I've been indulging in burgers a little too often lately and will now have to continue the trend with this great recipe. My mouth is literally watering just thinking about it. Thanks for sharing :)

Katie @ This Chick Cooks said...

My husband loves jalapenos. I bet he'd go nuts for these burgers. I'd love for you to come by and show off your recipe at These Chicks Cooked Recipe Spotlight today. Have a blessed day :)
Katie

Pam - diy Design Fanatic said...

Those look and sound soooo yummy!

ladybehindthecurtain.com said...

These look so good. Would you come over to my party @ Cast Party Wednesday and share some of your tasty recipes with us?
http://www.ladybehindthecurtain.com
Thanks,
I hope to see you there!

Mindie Hilton said...

Yum!
Hi, Besides a weekly anything goes link party, I have a new ongoing free give away link party now too. Share your give aways or enter to win.
Hope to see you soon at http://bacontimewiththehungryhypo.blogspot.com/

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Jess@Balancing The Dream said...

mmmm.....my mouth is watering!!

{nifty thrifty things} said...

Hmm.. This looks so yummy!
Thank you so much for linking up to {nifty thrifty sunday} last week!!
I hope to see you again tomorrow!
xoxo,
Vanessa

Jilly said...

These are really delightful colourful treats and photographs. Dish of mint and chestnut, strawberries and cream, vanilla and salted caramel are my favorite. Your dishes are looks too much delicious.
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ian ross said...

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