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big tex burger

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Tammy Brownlow
Dallas, TX

This was a pretty awesome burger! Unfortunately, the weather didn't cooperate...we've been getting crazy amounts of rain lately - but we weren't about to let that stop us from having a burger this weekend. This will cure your burger fix for sure! (:

★★★★★ 1
serves 2
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For big tex burger

  • 2 lg
    buns, sandwich rolls, split and buttered
  • 1 lb
    ground beef 80/20
  • 3 tsp
    mc cormick grill mates applewood rub
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    fresh ground pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    tones coconut lime seasoning
  • 1/8 tsp
    cumin powder
  • 1/2
    bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/4
    onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    fiesta brand fajita seasoning
  • 1
    haas avocado
  • 3
    cherry tomatoes, diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    finely diced onion
  • 1 tsp
    fresh cilantro, minced
  • dash of salt, pepper, and a fresh squeeze of lime juice
  • 2 md
    jalapenos, fresh my jalapenos are pretty spicy from the garden this year - adjust to your taste
  • drizzle of oil
  • 4 slice
    thick cut apple wood smoked bacon
  • 2 tsp
    brown sugar

How To Make big tex burger

  • 1
    In a large bowl, mix all ingredients for your patties. Don't overwork the meat- just make sure spices are all evenly distributed.
  • 2
    Separate into patties and set aside while you get your grill ready.
  • 3
    Place bacon sprinkled with brown sugar, in 350 degree oven until done about 10 - 15 minutes. Watch carefully so your bacon doesn't burn.
  • 4
    In a small bowl combine peppers and onions. Drizzle with oil and then sprinkle with fajita seasoning. Set aside.
  • 5
    Combine all ingredients for mayo in another small bowl. Keep refrigerated until you are ready to build your burger.
  • 6
    In a medium skillet cook peppers and onion until done about 10 minutes. Keep warm on stove top.
  • 7
    Place burgers and jalapenos on the grill. Cook until done about 5 minutes on each side. Turn peppers as needed until softened and cooked through.
  • 8
    Bring burgers and peppers in. Place pepper jack cheese on burger and allow them to rest while making your guac.
  • 9
    Combine ingredients for guac in another small bowl. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate until you build your burger.
  • 10
    Take the buns and place them buttered side down on the grill to toast them slightly.
  • 11
    Spread mayo equally over buns.
  • 12
    Top bottom bun with lettuce, patty, bacon, peppers and onions, guac, then sliced fire roasted peppers. Top with top bun and enjoy!