Jalapeno Cheddar Burgers
adapted from http://www.spendwithpennies.com
1 pound beef (not extra lean)
2 tablespoons finely minced onion
salt and pepper to taste
4 tablespoons cream cheese
2 oz. shredded cheddar cheese
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
1 fresh jalapeno pepper, diced
Rolls and Toppings as desired
Preheat grill to medium or oven to broil on high.
In a small bowl combine cream cheese, cheddar cheese, garlic powder and diced jalapeno.
Combine meat, salt & pepper and minced onion. Divide meat into 8 even pieces . Take ¼ of the cream cheese mixture and flatten it into a pancake shape. Place the mixture on 4 patties. Place the other 4 patties over top and seal closed.
Grill burgers over medium heat for 6-7 minutes on each side or until completely cooked.
Place burgers on a foil covered pan approximately 6" from the broiler. Broil 5-6 minutes on each side or until completely cooked.