Mexican culture greatly influences our cuisine, and we eat a lot of spicy foods. In this recipe, the mellow flavor of Swiss cheese cuts the heat of the jalapenos.—Jeanine Richardson, Floresville, Texas
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- 2 pounds ground beef
- 4 slices Swiss cheese
- 1 small onion, thinly sliced
- 2 to 3 pickled jalapeno peppers, seeded and julienned
- 4 hamburger buns, split
- Shape beef into eight thin patties. Top four patties with cheese, onion and jalapenos. Top with remaining patties; press edges firmly to seal.
- Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 8-9 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear. Serve on buns. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Jalapeno Swiss Burgers in Taste of Home Ground Beef Cookbook 1999, p119
Medium-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.
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Reviewed Jul. 22, 2011
"I love these burgers. Not too hot, I would make them again."