Chipotle Cream Cheese Bacon Burger

Kelly Shippey

By
@KellyShippey

One of my favorite appetizers is jalapeno stuffed with cream cheese and bacon, with an avocado lime aioli and fresh cilantro to make any Mexican spice lover very happy!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

4
chipotle peppers
8 slice
bacon, cooked
1 1/3 lb
ground beef
1 tsp
sea salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp
paprika
1/2 tsp
cumin
1/2 tsp
coriander
1
tomato
2 Tbsp
fresh cilantro
4
lettuce leaves
4 oz
cream cheese
4
onion rolls

AVOCADO AIOLI

1
avocado
1/2 c
mayonnaise
1
juice of 1 lime
1 pinch
salt
1 pinch
pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To make the Avocado Lime Aioli, combine the mayonnaise, avocado, lime juice, salt and pepper in a small bowl and mix until creamy. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate until assembling the burgers.
2
Cook Bacon until crisp and set aside on paper towel lined plate to drain. Reserve 2 Tablespoons of the bacon drippings to add to the meat and discard the rest.
3
To make the patties combine beef, salt, pepper, cumin, coriander, and in the large bowl with the bacon drippings and mix together well with a wooden spoon, handling the meat as little as possible. Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions and make patties. Cook patties in the same pan as the bacon over medium high heat for 3-5 minutes on one side and then turn them over, cook for another 3-5 minutes or until done.
4
Brush the cut sides of the buns with oil and place them cut sides down on a griddle pan to toast for about 3 minutes or until starting to get golden brown in color.
5
Chop up 4 Chipotle peppers and slice the tomato.
6
To assemble the burgers, spread 1 ounce of cream cheese on the cut side of the toasted bottom bun, then add 1 tablespoon of the chipotle peppers, 2 slices of bacon, then place the patty on, followed by a tomato slice, 1 teaspoon of the cilantro leaves, 1 lettuce leaf. Spoon 1 tablespoon of the Avocado Lime Aioli on the cut side of the top bun. Place bun on top.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Burgers