Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready in: 30 Minutes
Makes 4 cheeseburgers
1 lb. lean ground beef
2 tsp. fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
1 and 1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
4 thin tomato slices
4 hamburger buns, split, toasted
1. Preheat grill to medium
2. In medium bowl, combine ground
beef, jalapeno pepper and chili powder, mixing lightly but thoroughly.
3. Shape beef mixture into four
1/2 inch thick patties.
4. Place patties on grid over
medium heat. Grill uncovered 14-16 minutes or until centers are
no longer pink, turning once. Check with a meat thermometer for
an internal temperature of 160°F.
5. Approximately 1 minute before
burgers are done, sprinkle each with 1 Tbsp. cheese.
6. Place one slice tomato on
bottom half of each bun and top with burger. Close sandwiches