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Chipotle Cheeseburger

 Chipotle Cheeseburger
A burger with a fiery twist. This classic cheeseburger gets a tasty update with the addition of GOYA® Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce. These chipotle chiles are jalapeƱo peppers that have been dried, smoked, and then packed in a flavorful sauce made of tomatoes and other spices.
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1/4 cup GOYA® Mayonnaise
  • 1 chipotle pepper from 1 can (12 oz.) GOYA® Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce, finely chopped, plus 1/4 cup chipotle sauce from can
  • 3 tablespoons GOYA® Minced Garlic, divided
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • GOYA® Adobo All-Purpose Seasoning, to taste
  • 2 pounds ground turkey or beef (80% lean)
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 1 teaspoon GOYA® Vegetable Oil
  • 6 slices slices cheddar cheese
  • 6 hamburger buns
  • 6 1/4-inch slices slices red onion
  • 6 1/2-inch slices slices tomato
  • 6 lettuce leaves


  • In medium bowl, stir together mayonnaise, 1 tbsp. chipotle sauce, 1
  • tsp. garlic, cilantro and adobo; cover and refrigerate until ready
  • to use.
  • In large bowl, gently mix together beef, chopped chipotle, 3 tbsp.
  • chipotle sauce, remaining garlic and adobo until combined. Divide
  • meat into 6 portions; form into 1-in. thick patties. (Take care not
  • to over-handle meat or else it will toughen).
  • Prepare grill to medium-high heat, grease with oil (or heat oil in

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Directions (continued)

  • medium skillet over medium-high heat). Cook burgers, flipping once,
  • until charred and cooked to desired doneness (about 12 minutes total
  • for medium rare). Add cheese to patties about 5 minutes before
  • taking them off grill.
  • To assemble, divide patties evenly among bottom buns; top with onion
  • slice, tomato slice, lettuce and top bun spread with reserved
  • chipotle mayonnaise. Yield: 6 burgers.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.