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Monday, March 10, 2014

Fajita Burgers


On this first afternoon after the time change and with temperatures in the low 70s, it was the perfect time to have the first grilled burger of 2014.  

I decided we'd have a Fajita Burger and with a Southwestern seasoning blend sprinkled on the burgers before grilling and also on the vegetables while cooking, this recipe is a winner.


You'll need 2 pounds of ground chuck divided into 8 patties. Sprinkle with the seasoning blend.

Now for the "fajita" part of the burgers:

1 T. olive oil
1 large red onion, thinly sliced
1 large red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 jalapeno or jarred pickled sliced jalapenos
1 t. minced garlic
1/2 t. seasoning blend

I used a flat cast iron griddle pan to heat olive oil over medium high heat. When it shimmered, I added the veggies and sprinkled on the seasoning.


Using tongs, I quickly continuously tossed the vegetables until they were tender/crisp.

  
Cook the burgers on the grilled to your level of desired done-ness. Sprinkle the burgers with finely shredded cheddar cheese, top with the fajita vegetables and then add either sour cream or Mexican crema.  

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