Labor Day is around the corner… marking the end of summer. We've been enjoying months of grilled dinners including the traditional all-American hamburger. And sometimes nothing tastes better than a simple burger fresh off a hot grill. But sometimes it's fun to kick it up a notch and get a little creative. That's why we've assembled some of our very favorite burger recipes to inspire your late summer grilling season! So before you plan that upcoming Labor Day backyard BBQ, be sure to check out these creative ways to spice-up your burgers. - By Laura Levy
What is better than a little spice and cheddar cheese? And these are a snap to make on your panini press!
Make Jalapeño Cheddar Stuffed Burgers Ingredients:
2 lbs Ground beef, chuck, round, or sirloin (I used sirloin)
4 oz cheddar cheese, chopped in small cubes
2 jalapenos, chopped fine
salt and pepper to taste
lettuce, tomato and onion
rolls, I used the Pepperidge Farm Deli Flats (low calorie thin rolls)
1. Preheat a skillet, drizzle with olive oil and saute chopped jalapenos until softened. Let cool. Combine ground meat, chopped cheddar cheese and chopped sauteed jalapenos. Form into burgers. Salt and pepper each side.
2. Preheat nonstick grill or skillet. MAKE SURE TO USE NONSTICK FOR EASY CLEANUP. Grill until desired doneness. These burgers are best medium. Cooking them longer causes more of the cheese to ooze out, which is also good if you like c