Jalapeno Jack Burgers

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by MelvinsWifey

These are very spicy but so good. If you want less spicy, you can use a less spicy pepper - like a poblano. These are great on the grill or any other way you cook a burger!!

Top Review by Shelby Jo

These burgers were really good. I made exactly as directed except I threw a slice of american cheese on top, along with the cheese on the inside. (you can never have too much cheese:) )I was afraid these were going to completely fall apart while I was grilling them -- the meat was really soft, I think the egg was too much moisture....maybe mine was just too big? In the end though they held together enough to form a yummilicious burger that both my husband and I enjoyed. Thanks so much for posting! Made for Phase 1 of Theirs, Yours, & Mine Photo Tag.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. On the grill or under the broiler, roast the jalapeno peppers whole, until they start to turn black. Once they are black on all sides, put into a brown paper bag, close and let sit 5 minutes. Remove from bag and peel off skin.
  2. Using a knife, slit open jalapenos, and take the seeds out and remove the stem. Cut jalapenos in half so you have 4 total slices of jalapeno. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl combine ground beef, 1 egg, ketchup, salt, garlic, and onions. You may also use any other seasonings you like in your hamburger mixture. Mix well.
  4. Form 8 thin patties. Take one slice of jalapeno and one slice of pepper jack cheese and place on 4 of the patties. Top each patty with remaining four patties and seal the edges together so the cheese doesn't leak out.
  5. Grill burgers or cook as usual until done. Your burgers will have a spicy, cheesey surprise in the middle of each one. Delicious!

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