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Surprise Burgers

 Surprise Burgers
Nothing says "summer" like hamburgers on the grill. But why settle for the ordinary when you can serve this version that features a surprise filling of cheese, onion and green pepper. - Debby Murray, West Middleton, Indiana
4 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Grill: 15 min.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 slices pepper Jack cheese or Monterey Jack cheese
  • 4 slices sweet onion
  • 4 slices green pepper
  • 4 onion rolls, split


  • Shape beef into eight thin patties. Place a slice of cheese, onion
  • and green pepper on four patties. Top with another patty; press
  • edges to seal. Grill until no longer pink. Serve on rolls. Yield: 4
  • servings.
In general, sweet onions have thin, light outer skins and contain a high level of water and sugar. These onions (including Vidalia and Walla Walla) are typically in season from April through August.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.