Hot Pepper Burgers with Avocado and Grilled Onion

Coastal Living
Hot Pepper Burgers with Avocado and Grilled Onion
Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

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2 serrano chiles or jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 pounds ground sirloin
4 thick slices red onion or sweet onion
4 hamburger buns, split
4 slices colby-Jack cheese with peppers
4 tomato slices
1 sliced peeled avocado
1/4 cup pickled jalapeño pepper slices
Mayonnaise (optional)

Preparation

Prep: 15 Minutes
Grill: 17 Minutes

1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat (350° to 400°). Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Add sirloin, stirring until combined. Shape mixture into 4 large patties. Chill until ready to cook.

2. Grill onion slices on well-greased grill grates 4 minutes on each side. Grill buns, cut sides down, 1 minute or until toasted.

3. Grill patties 5 minutes; carefully turn, and grill 3 more minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Top each patty with 1 cheese slice during last 1 minute of grilling time.

4. Top bun bottoms evenly with tomato slices, burgers, avocado slices, grilled onions, and pickled jalapeño slices. Spread bun tops with mayonnaise, if desired.

Created date

August 2014