Firecracker Burgers

Flavor will burst into your mouth with this burger

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.

Ingredients

  • 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

    • 2 medium red bell pepper
    • 6 oz. Pepper jack cheese
    • 3 lbs lean ground beef
    • seasoned salt
    • pepper
    • 6 onion hamburger buns
    • 1 ripe avocado
    • 1 tblsp lemon juice
    • ½ c mayonnaise
    • ½ c salsa
    • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
    • romaine lettuce
    • red onion, sliced
    1. Roast red peppers over charcoal fire and dice when done. Set aside. In small bowl grate pepper jack cheese and add diced red pepper. Mix and set aside. Shape ground beef into 12 hamburger patties. Salt and pepper patties. Place 1/6 of cheese/red pepper mixture on 6 of the patties. Top with remaining 6 patties and press edges together, forming 6 patties. Grill till done. Grill buns till toasted. Mash avocado and add lemon juice, mayonnaise, salsa and red pepper flakes. Mix well. Spread avocado mixture on bun bottoms. Top with a hamburger patty, lettuce and a slice of red onion. Serve and enjoy.

      • 2 medium red bell pepper
      • 6 oz. Pepper jack cheese
      • 3 lbs lean ground beef
      • seasoned salt
      • pepper
      • 6 onion hamburger buns
      • 1 ripe avocado
      • 1 tblsp lemon juice
      • ½ c mayonnaise
      • ½ c salsa
      • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
      • romaine lettuce
      • red onion, sliced
      1. Roast red peppers over charcoal fire and dice when done. Set aside. In small bowl grate pepper jack cheese and add diced red pepper. Mix and set aside. Shape ground beef into 12 hamburger patties. Salt and pepper patties. Place 1/6 of cheese/red pepper mixture on 6 of the patties. Top with remaining 6 patties and press edges together, forming 6 patties. Grill till done. Grill buns till toasted. Mash avocado and add lemon juice, mayonnaise, salsa and red pepper flakes. Mix well. Spread avocado mixture on bun bottoms. Top with a hamburger patty, lettuce and a slice of red onion. Serve and enjoy.

        • 2 medium red bell pepper
        • 6 oz. Pepper jack cheese
        • 3 lbs lean ground beef
        • seasoned salt
        • pepper
        • 6 onion hamburger buns
        • 1 ripe avocado
        • 1 tblsp lemon juice
        • ½ c mayonnaise
        • ½ c salsa
        • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
        • romaine lettuce
        • red onion, sliced
        1. Roast red peppers over charcoal fire and dice when done. Set aside. In small bowl grate pepper jack cheese and add diced red pepper. Mix and set aside. Shape ground beef into 12 hamburger patties. Salt and pepper patties. Place 1/6 of cheese/red pepper mixture on 6 of the patties. Top with remaining 6 patties and press edges together, forming 6 patties. Grill till done. Grill buns till toasted. Mash avocado and add lemon juice, mayonnaise, salsa and red pepper flakes. Mix well. Spread avocado mixture on bun bottoms. Top with a hamburger patty, lettuce and a slice of red onion. Serve and enjoy.

          • 2 medium red bell pepper
          • 6 oz. Pepper jack cheese
          • 3 lbs lean ground beef
          • seasoned salt
          • pepper
          • 6 onion hamburger buns
          • 1 ripe avocado
          • 1 tblsp lemon juice
          • ½ c mayonnaise
          • ½ c salsa
          • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
          • romaine lettuce
          • red onion, sliced
          1. Roast red peppers over charcoal fire and dice when done. Set aside. In small bowl grate pepper jack cheese and add diced red pepper. Mix and set aside. Shape ground beef into 12 hamburger patties. Salt and pepper patties. Place 1/6 of cheese/red pepper mixture on 6 of the patties. Top with remaining 6 patties and press edges together, forming 6 patties. Grill till done. Grill buns till toasted. Mash avocado and add lemon juice, mayonnaise, salsa and red pepper flakes. Mix well. Spread avocado mixture on bun bottoms. Top with a hamburger patty, lettuce and a slice of red onion. Serve and enjoy.

            • 2 medium red bell pepper
            • 6 oz. Pepper jack cheese
            • 3 lbs lean ground beef
            • seasoned salt
            • pepper
            • 6 onion hamburger buns
            • 1 ripe avocado
            • 1 tblsp lemon juice
            • ½ c mayonnaise
            • ½ c salsa
            • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
            • romaine lettuce
            • red onion, sliced
            1. Roast red peppers over charcoal fire and dice when done. Set aside. In small bowl grate pepper jack cheese and add diced red pepper. Mix and set aside. Shape ground beef into 12 hamburger patties. Salt and pepper patties. Place 1/6 of cheese/red pepper mixture on 6 of the patties. Top with remaining 6 patties and press edges together, forming 6 patties. Grill till done. Grill buns till toasted. Mash avocado and add lemon juice, mayonnaise, salsa and red pepper flakes. Mix well. Spread avocado mixture on bun bottoms. Top with a hamburger patty, lettuce and a slice of red onion. Serve and enjoy.

              • 2 medium red bell pepper
              • 6 oz. Pepper jack cheese
              • 3 lbs lean ground beef
              • seasoned salt
              • pepper
              • 6 onion hamburger buns
              • 1 ripe avocado
              • 1 tblsp lemon juice
              • ½ c mayonnaise
              • ½ c salsa
              • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
              • romaine lettuce
              • red onion, sliced
              1. Roast red peppers over charcoal fire and dice when done. Set aside. In small bowl grate pepper jack cheese and add diced red pepper. Mix and set aside. Shape ground beef into 12 hamburger patties. Salt and pepper patties. Place 1/6 of cheese/red pepper mixture on 6 of the patties. Top with remaining 6 patties and press edges together, forming 6 patties. Grill till done. Grill buns till toasted. Mash avocado and add lemon juice, mayonnaise, salsa and red pepper flakes. Mix well. Spread avocado mixture on bun bottoms. Top with a hamburger patty, lettuce and a slice of red onion. Serve and enjoy.

                • 2 medium red bell pepper
                • 6 oz. Pepper jack cheese
                • 3 lbs lean ground beef
                • seasoned salt
                • pepper
                • 6 onion hamburger buns
                • 1 ripe avocado
                • 1 tblsp lemon juice
                • ½ c mayonnaise
                • ½ c salsa
                • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
                • romaine lettuce
                • red onion, sliced
                1. Roast red peppers over charcoal fire and dice when done. Set aside. In small bowl grate pepper jack cheese and add diced red pepper. Mix and set aside. Shape ground beef into 12 hamburger patties. Salt and pepper patties. Place 1/6 of cheese/red pepper mixture on 6 of the patties. Top with remaining 6 patties and press edges together, forming 6 patties. Grill till done. Grill buns till toasted. Mash avocado and add lemon juice, mayonnaise, salsa and red pepper flakes. Mix well. Spread avocado mixture on bun bottoms. Top with a hamburger patty, lettuce and a slice of red onion. Serve and enjoy.

                  • 2 medium red bell pepper
                  • 6 oz. Pepper jack cheese
                  • 3 lbs lean ground beef
                  • seasoned salt
                  • pepper
                  • 6 onion hamburger buns
                  • 1 ripe avocado
                  • 1 tblsp lemon juice
                  • ½ c mayonnaise
                  • ½ c salsa
                  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
                  • romaine lettuce
                  • red onion, sliced
                  1. Roast red peppers over charcoal fire and dice when done. Set aside. In small bowl grate pepper jack cheese and add diced red pepper. Mix and set aside. Shape ground beef into 12 hamburger patties. Salt and pepper patties. Place 1/6 of cheese/red pepper mixture on 6 of the patties. Top with remaining 6 patties and press edges together, forming 6 patties. Grill till done. Grill buns till toasted. Mash avocado and add lemon juice, mayonnaise, salsa and red pepper flakes. Mix well. Spread avocado mixture on bun bottoms. Top with a hamburger patty, lettuce and a slice of red onion. Serve and enjoy.

                    • 2 medium red bell pepper
                    • 6 oz. Pepper jack cheese
                    • 3 lbs lean ground beef
                    • seasoned salt
                    • pepper
                    • 6 onion hamburger buns
                    • 1 ripe avocado
                    • 1 tblsp lemon juice
                    • ½ c mayonnaise
                    • ½ c salsa
                    • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
                    • romaine lettuce
                    • red onion, sliced
                    1. Roast red peppers over charcoal fire and dice when done. Set aside. In small bowl grate pepper jack cheese and add diced red pepper. Mix and set aside. Shape ground beef into 12 hamburger patties. Salt and pepper patties. Place 1/6 of cheese/red pepper mixture on 6 of the patties. Top with remaining 6 patties and press edges together, forming 6 patties. Grill till done. Grill buns till toasted. Mash avocado and add lemon juice, mayonnaise, salsa and red pepper flakes. Mix well. Spread avocado mixture on bun bottoms. Top with a hamburger patty, lettuce and a slice of red onion. Serve and enjoy.

                      • 2 medium red bell pepper
                      • 6 oz. Pepper jack cheese
                      • 3 lbs lean ground beef
                      • seasoned salt
                      • pepper
                      • 6 onion hamburger buns
                      • 1 ripe avocado
                      • 1 tblsp lemon juice
                      • ½ c mayonnaise
                      • ½ c salsa
                      • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
                      • romaine lettuce
                      • red onion, sliced
                      1. Roast red peppers over charcoal fire and dice when done. Set aside. In small bowl grate pepper jack cheese and add diced red pepper. Mix and set aside. Shape ground beef into 12 hamburger patties. Salt and pepper patties. Place 1/6 of cheese/red pepper mixture on 6 of the patties. Top with remaining 6 patties and press edges together, forming 6 patties. Grill till done. Grill buns till toasted. Mash avocado and add lemon juice, mayonnaise, salsa and red pepper flakes. Mix well. Spread avocado mixture on bun bottoms. Top with a hamburger patty, lettuce and a slice of red onion. Serve and enjoy.