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Surprise Burgers Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Grill: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 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


  • 1. 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.

Recipe Note

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.

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