Jalapeno-Garlic-Onion Cheeseburgers Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Jalapeno-Garlic-Onion Cheeseburgers Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Jalapeno-Garlic-Onion Cheeseburgers

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"The three best foods in the world combined in a juicy grilled cheeseburger! These go great with Cowboy Mashed Potatoes!"

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    25 mins


  1. Preheat grill for high heat.
  2. Mix jalapeno pepper, garlic, onion, and ground beef in a medium bowl. Form into four patties.
  3. Brush grill grate with oil. Grill hamburger patties 5 minutes per side, or until well done. Top with pepperjack cheese, and serve on buns.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 25, 2008

I loved this recipe. Quick, Easy, and Delicious. I did change a few things though. I added 1 egg to help keep the meat together. I also used 1 can of diced jalapenos instead of fresh ones. I used minced roasted garlic too. I cooked them on the stove due to it snow outside, but they turned out great! Will make these again for sure when I can use the grill!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 26, 2012

Thumbs up for a great burger. I used sliced jalapeno from a jar, and only 1 Tbs. of dried minced onion plus a little low sodium seasoning salt. Although I didn't use fresh onion, it seems that the patties would have trouble holding together with that much onion. 1 small onion is a lot of onion for only 1 lb of beef. These were not quite as moist as the jalapeno/cheddar burger with the cheese mixed in but still good enough for a thumbs up. Thanks Steve.


65 Ratings

Jan 25, 2004

These were great! I like to leave the seeds and membranes in the jalapenos for extra kick, but you can remove them for a more subtle flavor.

Jan 25, 2004

These were ok. not what i was looking for. i was wanting something really full of flavor. these were spicy but kinda bland in flavor. not for kids.

Apr 14, 2008

Ohhh these were good....I'm a fire-breathing native Texan so I love this spicy stuff. Awesome on toasted buns with a big spoonful of guacamole. I did add a teaspoon of Montreal steak blend just to balance the flavors a little and a good shake of Frank's hot sauce.

Jul 21, 2011

These were very satisfying... I was in the mood for jalapeno peppers and had ground beef defrosted. I used a couple Tbsp. of canned diced jalapeno instead of the fresh, and added a few diced sun-dried tomatoes to the mixture. GREAT BURGERS, and thanks for posting!

Dec 10, 2004

I thought the taste was awesome but they didn't stay together very well... I didn't add egg or anything but I think it might have helped hold the burger form better. But they do taste mighty darn good!

Oct 27, 2010

Delicious! I made half of this recipe, and I added about 1/4 teaspoon each of cumin and chili powder along with a dash of salt for flavor and an egg to hold it together. I did cook the burgers in a skillet, but I imagine these are amazing on the grill! I didn't have any pepper jack, so I used colby jack instead, and served on toasted 9-grain ciabatta bread. SO good!


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  • Calories
  • 474 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 24.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 104 mg
  • 35%
  • Fat
  • 26.8 g
  • 41%
  • Fiber
  • 1.3 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 31.6 g
  • 63%
  • Sodium
  • 445 mg
  • 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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