Saturday, May 23

Tex Mex Taco Burgers

Burgers are the perfect family grilling all time favorite. This fun and excitting twist on the burger infuses all the flavors of a taco into you classic burger.

Makes 6 patties
Full time: 40-60 minutes (includes 20 minute rest period)

The needs-

1 slice bread, torn into very tiny pieces.
1 egg
1 lbs chopped meat
1 1/2 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
1 tbsp milk
1 tbsp onion powder
1 tbsp garlic powder
1/2 tbsp dried cilantro
1/2 tbsp chili powder
1/2 tbsp paprika
1/2 tbsp cumin
1/2 tbsp salt
1/2 tbsp ground black or white pepper

The know-

In a small bowl place torn bread slice, milk, and all herbs/spices.

Work with fingers until bread is mushy and has absorbed all the milk.

In a large bowl place ground meat, bread mixture, and egg. Mixing briefly only to fully incorporate, do not overwork meat.

Add in cheese and mix only to combine.

Divide meat into 6 equal parts, roll into a ball, and gently flatten into a patty.

Once all burgers are formed, set them in refrigerator for 20 minutes to set.

While burgers set, get your grill preheated. A preheated grill will make for a better finished burger.

Place burgers on grill and grill for 6-8 minutes per side.

Carefully remove burgers from grill to serving plate or buns.