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Jalapeno Swiss Burgers Recipe

Jalapeno Swiss Burgers Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. Shape beef into eight thin patties. Top four patties with cheese, onion and jalapenos. Top with remaining patties; press edges firmly to seal.
  • 2. 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 665 calories, 37 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 175 mg cholesterol, 423 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 55 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.