Sunday, February 23, 2014

Chili Burger

Photo courtesy of the Cooking Corner.

       Are you looking to "dress up" a burger and happen to have some leftover chili? Why not combine the two? With this classic burger topped with chili and cheese, you can have a whole new twist on an everyday staple. There's nothing wrong with a little change up.

Chili Burger
1 lb. ground beef
1 tsp. hamburger seasoning or combination of - 1/2 tsp. chili powder, 1/4 tsp. paprika and 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
sprinkle of salt and pepper
2 cups leftover chili
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup shredded cheese (Colby-Jack, taco or Mexican flavored)

Shape ground beef into 4 patties. Sprinkle with seasoning and salt and pepper. Set aside.

Heat skillet to medium heat. Place patties in skillet and cook until browned, about 5 minutes each side. Juices should run clear not pink.

Meanwhile, microwave chili to warm. 

To serve place burger on bun, pour chili over top and sprinkle with shredded cheese.

Makes 4 burgers. Serve with plenty of napkins.
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