Chorizo Cheddar Burger

Mix the Cheddar through the patty rather than melting it on top for a non-traditional burger recipe
Chorizo Burger

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Spicy chorizo and molten cheese patties makes for a flavor-packed burger.

This recipe is courtesy of Kitchen Konfidence.

4
Servings
562
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 Pound ground beef
  • 1/2 Pound Mexican chorizo, casing removed
  • 1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 Teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Vegetable oil, for brushing
  • 4 burger buns, sliced in half
  • Mayonnaise
  • Ketchup
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 4 slices tomato

Directions

Place ground beef and chorizo in a large bowl. Using two forks, fluff the meat, to evenly mix and lighten the texture. Mix in the garlic powder, kosher salt, and black pepper. Stir through the cheese. Using your hands, form the mixture into 4 patties.

Preheat a grill to a medium-high heat. Brush the burgers lightly with vegetable oil. Brush the grill grates with more vegetable oil. Grill the patties directly over the heat for about 4-6 minutes on each side, until cooked to desired doneness. Let rest for a few minutes before building the burger.

Stack up the burger as follows: burger bun, mayonnaise, burger patty, tomato slice, lettuce, ketchup, top bun. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
33g
47%
Sugar
4g
4%
Saturated Fat
13g
54%
Cholesterol
158mg
53%
Carbohydrate, by difference
16g
12%
Protein
49g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
111µg
16%
Vitamin B-12
5µg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Calcium, Ca
346mg
35%
Choline, total
22mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Fluoride, F
1µg
0%
Folate, total
14µg
4%
Iron, Fe
6mg
33%
Magnesium, Mg
50mg
16%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
802mg
100%
Selenium, Se
32µg
58%
Sodium, Na
874mg
58%
Water
118g
4%
Zinc, Zn
10mg
100%

Chorizo Shopping Tip

Bone-in cuts tend to be slightly less expensive than their boneless counterparts, and have more flavor.

Chorizo Cooking Tip

According to the USDA, the recommended internal temperature for cooked pork should be 145 degrees Fahrenheit.