No Ordinary Burger
2 pounds ground beef (80/20)
12 ounces shredded pepper jack cheese
1/2 cup Helen’s Rustic Original Salsa
salt and pepper to taste
8 hamburger buns toasted w/ salsa butter (or 16 slider buns)
lettuce, sliced onion, sliced pickles, sliced tomato
My Brother’s Salsa Sauce (recipe below)
My Brother's Salsa Butter (recipe below)
My Brother's Salsa Sauce:
1 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup My Brother's Salsa Original Recipe
2 tablespoons mustard
My Brother's Salsa Butter:
1 stick butter, softened
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
2-3 tablespoons My Brother's Original Salsa
salt to taste
Mix first 3 ingredients, reserving 1/3 of cheese to top burgers; season w/ salt & pepper; gently shape into 8 patties (or 16 if making sliders). Transfer to a hot grill and brush with melted salsa butter. Cook 9-11 minutes (or to desired doneness), turning once & brushing with salsa butter. Top burgers with additional shredded cheese during last minute of grilling. Spread salsa sauce on toasted bun, lettuce, onion, tomato, pickles.
Salsa sauce instructions: Mix all ingredients until smooth. Store refrigerated 2-3 days.
Salsa butter instructions: place all ingredients in a food processor & blend until smooth. Chill until ready to use (melt a portion for the burgers and buns in this recipe); refrigerate leftover butter.