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Jalapeno Popper-Stuffed Burgers


If you like a little spice in your food, these big stuffed burgers are for you. Just have plenty of frosty cold drinks on hand to serve with them. —Kris Swihart, Perrysburg, Ohio

Prep: 25 min. Grill: 15 min.

1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
1 medium tomato, finely chopped
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 can (4 ounces) diced jalapeno peppers, drained, dividedjalapeno-popper-stuffed-burgers.jpg
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 garlic clove, minced
2 pounds ground beef
4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 tablespoon Taste of Home – Great Flavors Steak, Chop & Broil seasoning
4 kaiser rolls, split
4 Bibb lettuce leaves

In a small bowl, combine the avocado, tomato, onion, 1/4 cup jalapenos, lime juice and garlic; set aside.

Shape beef into eight patties. In another bowl, combine the cheeses and remaining jalapenos. Spoon onto the center of four patties. Top with remaining patties and press edges firmly to seal; sprinkle burgers with steak seasoning.