Jalapeno Pesto Burger

Jalapeno Pesto Burger Recipe

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Nelda Carnley


This is a recipe I came up with when I had extra jalapeno's in the refrigerator and saw a jar of pesto also in refrig. so I thought I would make a different kind of pesto and what better to eat on than a burger. My husband loved it, so I will be cooking it again.


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5 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


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  • 5-6
    jalapenos, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 c
    pine nuts
  • 1 clove
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 c
    fresh spinach and arugula mix
  • 1/4 c
    italian parsley
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 4 slice
    provolone cheese
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Jalapeno Pesto Burger


  1. Combine ground beef, salt and pepper. Form into 4 patties. Cook in skillet or grill until desired doneness. While burgers are cooking, in food processor combine jalapenos, garlic, pine nuts, parmesan, spinach arugula mix and parsley. Turn on processor and drizzle in olive oil until well combined. Serve on Jalapeno Waffle Bread(recipe posted on this site). Spread both sides of bread with pesto, top with burger, provolone cheese and fresh spinach and arugula.

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About Jalapeno Pesto Burger

Course/Dish: Beef, Burgers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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