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Firecracker Burgers

Flavor will burst into your mouth with this burger
Firecracker Burgers
Courtesy of McCormick

These delicious firecracker burgers are seasoned with a kick of cayenne and topped with bell peppers for tons of peppery flavor.

This recipe is courtesy of McCormick.

Ready in
22 m
10 m
(prepare time)
12 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 1 Pound ground beef
  • 1/4 Cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 Tablespoon parsley flakes
  • 1/2 Teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 Teaspoon cayenne red pepper
  • 2 medium bell peppers, seeded and quartered
  • Vegetable oil
  • 4 slices of Cheddar cheese
  • 4 Kaiser rolls


Mix ground beef, onion and seasonings in a medium bowl until well blended.

Shape into 4 patties.

Brush bell peppers with oil.

Grill patties and bell peppers over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes per side or until burgers are cooked through (internal temperature of 160°F).

Add cheese slices to burgers 1 minute before cooking is completed.

Toast rolls on the grill, open-side down, about 30 seconds.

Cut bell peppers into thin strips.

Serve burgers on toasted rolls topped with bell peppers.

Garnish with desired condiments and toppings.