A jalapeño and cheddar stuffed burger on a round white plate with a red rim, cheddar cheese oozing out of burger pati.

Jalapeño & Cheddar Stuffed Burger

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Serving Time Icon 1 hr 40 min
Serves Number Icon Serves 4

Level up your burger game with this Jalapeno & Cheddar Stuffed Burger recipe. Bursting with local cream cheese, cheddar, and jalapeño for a hint of spice, these burgers are over the top delicious and are perfect for your next backyard BBQ.

Prep 20 MIN

Cook 20 MIN

Chill 1 HR

Ingredients

Blue Cheese Variation

Omit cheddar and substitute 2/3 cup (150 mL) crumbled blue cheese.

Method

Step 1

In a small skillet, melt butter over medium low heat. Cook diced jalapeño peppers garlic and onion for about 5 minutes or until softened. Stir in salt and pepper. Scrape half of the mixture into a large bowl and reserve remaining.
 

Step 2

Add beef, breadcrumbs, Worcestershire, and garlic powder to bowl and mix to combine well. Divide into 4 large balls; set aside.
 

Step 3

Combine reserved jalapeño mixture with cheddar and cream cheeses until smooth. Divide into 4 balls. Press out meat balls large enough to fit one of the cheese balls. Shape the meat around the cheese to seal and form burgers about 1 inch (2.5 cm) thick. Repeat with remaining meat and cheese. Place burgers on a dinner plate; cover and chill for at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours.
 

Step 4

Place burgers on preheated and greased grill over medium heat. Grill, turning occasionally for about 15 minutes or until juices run clear when pressed. Top each burger with a slice of cheese and a few slices of jalapeño and let melt slightly.
 

Step 5

Place burgers into buns layered with lettuce, tomato, and onion, if using.

Tip

For smaller burgers reduce ground beef/turkey to 1 lb (454 g) and decrease cream cheese to 1/4 cup (60 mL) and cheddar cheese to 1/2 cup (125 mL).

Nutritional Information

One Serving 1 Burger

Calories 920
Protein 52 g
Carbohydrates 65 g
Fat 56 g
Saturated Fat 29 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 295 mg
Sodium 1160 mg
Fibre 3 g
Sugars 10 g

Top 5 Nutrients: Vitamin B12 ≥104%DV, Niacin ≥88%DV, Zinc ≥73%DV, Selenium ≥55%DV, Riboflavin ≥38%DV.

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