Jalapeno Pepper Jack Burgers


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Jalapeno Pepper Jack Burgers

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Bun topped with sliced onions, burger patty, white cheese, jalapenos, and bell peppers

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If you love spice, this is the burger for you! The combination of pepper jack cheese and fresh jalapenos spices up this classic burger.

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 3
1 lbs.lean ground beef
3Hy-Vee Bakery Fresh sesame buns, split
6Hy-Vee pepper jack cheese slices
1medium white onion, sliced and sauteed
1jalapeno, thinly sliced
1small red bell pepper, sliced
1 tsp.dried cilantro


  1. Lightly grease grill rack. Prepare a charcoal or gas grill for direct cooking over medium heat.
  2. Divide ground beef into thirds and form into patties. Make a slight indentation in center of each burger for even cooking.
  3. Grill buns, if desired.
  4. Grill burger patties, flipping once, to an internal temperature of 160 degrees. Cooking time will depend on thickness of burger. Two minutes before removing patties from grill, top each with 2 slices of pepper jack cheese.
  5. To assemble burgers, top each bottom bun with sautéed onions, burger patty with cheese, jalapeno, pepper, cilantro and top bun.

Nutrition facts


560 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 28g
  • Cholesterol: 140mg
  • Sodium: 540mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Protein: 44g

Daily Values

Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 70%
Iron 30%
Calcium 35%

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From the week of July 28, 2016