17 August 2012

Southwestern Burgers


Yesterday I shared with you a great Homemade Chipotle Ketchup, and while it is super good just with fries, I thought I would give you something else to put it on.  Southwestern Burgers.  This is a burger I created just to go with the ketchup! It's a beef patty with corn and black beans, seasoned with cumin and chili powder and draped in pepper jack cheese.  Top it all of with the chipotle ketchup, and it's one sassy burger!


Southwestern Burgers

Ingredients:
1 lb. ground beef
½ cup corn (fresh, frozen, or canned)
½ cup black beans, drained and rinsed
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp chili powder
1 tbsp cilantro, chopped
4 slices pepper jack cheese
4 hamburger buns

Directions:
Combine ground beef, corn, beans, salt, cumin, chili powder, and cilantro in a large bowl.  Divide mixture and shape into 4 patties.

Grill burgers over high heat until cooked through.  Top each patty with a slice of pepper jack cheese.  Place on buns and top with chipotle ketchup.

Makes 4 servings.

I am not usually a fan of pepper jack cheese, but I really liked it on this burger.  The burger itself isn't spicy, more of a smoky chili flavor.  The spiciness of the cheese and the ketchup was just perfect with it.  

This is a great way to perk up your burger night!


1 comments:

Reeni said...

These burgers look like something extra special! You packed a lot of yummy stuff into them. Love the spicy ketchup too!

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