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chipotle burger

Chipotle Burger

This chipotle burger recipe features the spicy, smokey chipotle pepper. Yes that's a pepper, not just a giant burrito. Topped with chipotle aioli!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

Burger

  • 1 Lb Ground Beef 80% lean / 20% fat
  • 1 Tbsp Minced Chipotle Pepper from chipotles in adobo sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Minced
  • Salt & Pepper to flavor
  • 4 Slices Pepper Jack Cheese

Chipotle Aioli

  • 3/4 Cup Mayo
  • 1 Tbsp Lime Juice
  • 2 Tbsp Minced Chipotle Pepper from chipotles in adobo sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Minced
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt

Instructions

  1. Open can of chipotles in adobo sauce. Remove 3-4 peppers and slice length-wise to open & remove seeds.

  2. Mince chipotles & mix with other ingredients to make aioli. Set aside or in the refrigerator. 

  3. Gently mix chipotle & garlic into ground beef. Optionally add some adobo sauce to the mix. Form into patties.

  4. Salt & pepper both sides of the patties and then cook on pan or grill. Flip & add cheese. Cook until done (140F for medium) - usually about 3-5 min a side on a grill or 1.5 min on a pan.

  5. Top burgers with aioli and enjoy!