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Jalapeño Hamburgers Recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 - 8 burgers


  • 1 pound ground beef lean is preferable
  • 6 jalapeño peppers 4 minced (seeds removed for less heat, keep seeds in for more) and 2 cut into wheels (for burger garnish)
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup chili powder or opt for another spicy seasoning like Cajun spices, paprika, or cayenne pepper


  • Mix together the ground beef, jalapeño peppers, garlic, and tomato paste. Form the mixture into patties (6 to 8).
  • Sprinkle the patties with chili powder (or the spice of your choice) and grill.
  • Offer jalapeño wheels on top of the burger when serving.