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Chili Cheese Burger

The Chili Cheese Burger is one of my favorites. The tomato, chili spices, and cheese all go together amazingly well as a burger. Make one today!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

Burger

  • 1.5 Lbs Ground Beef (2lbs total for recipe) 80% lean / 20% fat
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1 Bag Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Chili

  • 1/2 Lb Ground Beef
  • 1/2 Onion diced
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Cumin
  • 1 Tbsp Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 15 oz Canned Tomatoes
  • 8 oz Canned Tomato Sauce
  • Green Onions diced to top
  • Vegetable Oil

Instructions

  1. Dice up onion & green onion. Set aside green onion for final topping.

Chili Topping

  1. Heat some oil in a pan & cook onion until softened.

  2. Add 1/2 Lb of ground beef & cook until browned.

  3. Add chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, tomatoes & tomato sauce. Stir to combine and warm. Set aside.

Burger

  1. Add chili powder & garlic powder to remaining hamburger and mix. Make 4 patties.

  2. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan and cook burgers for 1.5 min on first side.

  3. Flip burgers & top with chili and then cheese. Cook until done (about another minute or 2). Top with a lid to melt cheese.

  4. Add burger to bun & top with jalapeƱos & green onions. Enjoy!