Tex-Mex Cheeseburgers


By Lori Taylor

Wednesday is the 4th of July… which pretty much means you are using your grill.  Here is a perfect recipe from Garden Cut’s summer menu: Tex-Mex Cheeseburgers!  Celebrate Independence Day with these delicious burgers & don’t forget Chef Concetta’s easy Chipotle-Garlic Mayo!  The secret is always in the sauce.

Tex-Mex Cheeseburgers

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Course: Main Dishes
Cuisine: On the Grill


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • vegetable oil
  • 4 slices pepper jack cheese
  • 4 hamburger bun
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper
  • chipotle-garlic mayo (See link to recipe in notes)
  • tomato sliced (optional)
  • onion sliced (optional)
  • leaf lettuce (optional)


  • Heat griddle pan over medium-high heat or preheat an outdoor grill.
  • Season beef with cumin, cayenne, salt, and pepper in a large bowl, and mix to combine. Form 4 oval-shaped burgers. Drizzle burgers with vegetable oil and grill meat 3 to 4 minutes per side or desired doneness. Melt cheese over the burgers during the last few minutes of cook time. Remove hamburgers and let rest for 3 minutes.
  • Spread chipotle mayo on both sides of the buns. Place each burger on a bun half with onion, tomato, green leaf lettuce and top with other half of bun. Serve immediately.


Click here for Chef Concetta’s easy Chipotle-Garlic Mayo recipe.
For tomatoes, onions, and lettuce, try Garden Cut® Hamburger Garnish Tray!
Lori Taylor

Author: Lori Taylor

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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