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one killer burger

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Cora Swindoll
Lake Charles, LA

A great, juicy and flavorful burger.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

The chorizo added to the burger meat adds a great smoky flavor. The burgers alone rocks. Add the toppings and the chipotle mayo, these burgers are amazing!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 2
serves 4
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For one killer burger

  • 2 lb
    ground beef (I prefer 80/20) can use chuck, round, sirloin
  • 1/2 lb
    chorizo (Mexican sausage, mild or medium
  • 1/2 c
    minced onion
  • 4 slice
    colby jack cheese (or shredded)
  • sliced tomato
  • lettuce leaves
  • 8 slice
    bacon, fried
  • chipotle mayo
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make one killer burger

  • 1
    Combine beef, chorizo, salt & pepper, and onion and mix together in a bowl.
  • 2
    Divide mixture into four large patties or 8 smaller patties.
  • 3
    Grill to your liking. I cook mine to a internal temp of 155 degrees. Top with cheese right before transferring to a platter.
  • 4
    Dress buns with chipotle mayo. Place pattie, then bacon, and top with tomato and lettuce.