It’s grilling season and these Spicy Jalapeno Burgers are THE burger of my dreams. The diced onion, bell pepper, and jalapeño pepper make them moist and moderately spicy. So good that you don’t even need ketchup! 🙂
With a house full of men, I’d like to say that I make the beef for them. But honestly, I make it for ME (too). We eat tons of chicken and fish, and even meatless meals – but sometimes I just crave a big ole burger.
I love how simple it is to take a plain burger and make it something special. The extra ingredients are the following.
- diced jalapeno
- diced bell pepper
- diced onion
- diced bacon
- Worcestershire Sauce
- seasoned salt and garlic salt
Use as much jalapeño as you want or none at all. Personally, I like MORE, but have to be careful because two of my three men like medium spice level. I diced about one and a half whole jalapeños for these burgers.
We have a gas grill and a Big Green Egg on our deck. The BGE was purchased two years ago when we were planning Josh’s high school grad party. We decided we needed to smoke a bunch of pork butts – eight of them in total – for the party. Let’s just say that we had a
little lot leftover!
But the taste. OMG, so SO good. The smoky charcoal flavor makes everything taste better, and if we could, we’d buy another one to replace the gas grill.
We LOVE our BGE!
Just in case you wanted to see the face behind my hand model, here he is! Our baby of the family definitely enjoys the perks of my blog. He likes trying new recipes and I’m putting him to work this summer as recipe tester, hand model, and hopefully, video producer. Hopefully he squeezes in some time for me, between his part-time job, his trip to Costa Rice, and his friends – concerts, bonfires, and swim parties.
Life is rough when you’re 18 years old. 🙂
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- 2 pounds ground sirloin - 90% lean
- 1/3 cup onion - diced
- 1/3 cup bell pepper (any color) - diced
- 1/3 cup jalapeno - diced with seeds
- 4 slices pre-cooked bacon - diced
- 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- seasoned salt - to taste
- garlic salt - to taste
- 5 hamburger buns - grilled
- 1 large tomato - sliced
- 1 large avocado - sliced
- green onions - for serving
In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground sirloin, diced onion, bell pepper, jalapeño, bacon, Worcestershire Sauce, and seasonings.
Mix ingredients with your hands and form into 5-6 patties.
Grill for approximately 7-8 minutes per side on direct heat. Cook until meat is cooked through, or until your desired amount.
Serve on grilled hamburger buns, and the toppings of your choice.