Flavor filled burger and fajita toppings makes this a wonderful lunch. Sautéed peppers and onions with you favorite seasonings will make your taste buds tingle.
- 1/3 lb Ground beef, 80/20 works best
- 2 tsp butter, melted
- salt and pepper, to taste
- 1 tsp Jalapeno, roasted and minced
- 1 tbsp Onions, roasted and minced
- 1 tsp Garlic, roasted and minced
- 1/2 oz cheddar cheese, or your choice
- 1/6 green pepper, julienne
- 1/6 red pepper, julienne
- 1/6 Onion, julienne
- 2 oz Lettuce, Shredded
- 2 oz Tomato, sliced or diced
- Fajita seasoning
- Sauté onion, garlic, jalapeno and seasoning unil al dente. Let cool.
- Mix the melted butter and season with the burger. Do not over work, will make the burger tough.
- Mix all ingredient with hamburger until consistent.
- Form in to ball and press to desired thickness. And place divot in center, will promote uniformed cooking. Place between two pieces of parchment paper and squish with a pot, if you desire.
- Grill your burgers over high heat. Whether using gas, charcoal, or an indoor grill pan, you want to make sure to grill your burgers over substantial heat to form that nice crust. Remember that a these burgers have butter melted in them. Watch flair ups with outdoor grills, pan cooking may be best.
- Avoid using your spatula to press down on your burgers while cooking. Why? Those flavorful juices are meant to stay inside the burgers–don’t waste all that flavor by pressing out the juices just to make your grill sizzle.
- Flip your burgers only one time–about 3 minutes on each side for medium rare plus. Keep in mind that eating burgers rare or even medium does carry certain health risks. For the purist, you can always grind your own meat at home.
- Allow you burger to rest to ensure uniformed heat and juice consistency.
- Add cheese to burger and melt. Top with your sautéed veggies, lettuce and tomato, and top off with some guacamole.
- Make your own fajita seasoning with 2 chili powder, 1 cumin, 1 paprika, 1 salt, 1 garlic powder, 1 sweetener and 1/4 cayenne pepper