Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

New Mexico is known for their green chilis and Bobby Flay claims it's home to the best green chili burgers! This recipe can be made to serve 4 or 6, depending on the size of the burgers.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauce:.
  2. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and season with salt and pepper to taste. (A water if necessary to achieve the proper consistency.).
  3. Burgers:
  4. Heat grill to high. Form meat into 6 burgers and season with salt and pepper to taste. Grill until charred on both sides and cooked to desired doneness.
  5. Place 2 slices of the cheese on each burger; close the lid or tent with foil and cook until the cheese has just melted, about 1 minute.
  6. Place burgers on bun and top with green chili sauce, lettuce, tomatoes and pickled jalapeno, if desired.
  7. Note: Use high heat. A great tasting burger needs only to be on the grill 2 to 3 minutes on each side to arrive at a perfect medium doneness.
Most Helpful

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the flavors of the green chile sauce are wonderful. i used cilantro, and i used smoked rather than grilled onions because i had some leftover. i made the burgers with the chile sauce, cheddar cheese, and sliced avocados. the recipe was a bit "sparse" on directions when it came to making the sauce.