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Pepper Jack Jalapeno Burgers

Pepper Jack Jalapeno Burgers

  • Yield: 7 servings
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  • 3 lbs Ground chicken, or meat of choice
  • 4 Jalapeno peppers, chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 8 oz Monterey jack pepper cheese, sliced
  • 7 Hamburger buns


  1. Preheat grill on high heat.
  2. Mix jalapeno pepper, garlic, onion and ground chicken in a bowl.
  3. Separate chicken mixture into about 7 equal balls.
  4. Place a thick slice of pepper jack cheese into center of each chicken bundle and form each into a patty.
  5. Brush grill grate with oil.
  6. Grill patties 5 minutes per side, or until desired doneness.
  7. Remove burgers from grill and top with more pepper jack cheese.
  8. Let rest on serving plate for 5 minutes.
  9. Serve on toasted buns with toppings of your choice.


Recipe adapted from