Spicy BBQ Burgers
Double up on your favourite flavours with these Spicy Double-Decker Cheeseburgers stacked on Dempster’s® Signature Hamburger Buns. Hot sauce, pickled jalapeño peppers and BBQ sauce amp things up for a delicious burger with extra bite. They’re great for grilling at family dinners and summer barbecues. Serves four.
INGREDIENTS4 Dempster’s® Signature Classic Burger Buns 1 lb (500 g) lean ground beef 1/4 cup (60 mL) breadcrumbs 1 egg, beaten 2 tbsp (30 mL) hot sauce 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper 4 slices Monterey Jack cheese 1/2 cup (125 mL) barbecue sauce 1 head Boston bib lettuce, separated 1 tomato, sliced 1 red onion, cut into rings 8 strips of bacon, cooked 1/4 cup (60 mL) sliced pickled jalapeño peppers
- Mix together ground beef, breadcrumbs, egg, hot sauce, salt and pepper. Divide into 4 portions; shape each portion into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick patty.
- Preheat grill to medium-high heat; grease grate well. Grill burgers for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until instant-read thermometer inserted into centre of burger reads 160°F (71°C). Top each burger with cheese slice; cook for about 1 minute or until cheese starts to melt. Meanwhile, grill buns for 30 to 60 seconds or until lightly toasted.
- Assemble burgers in buns with barbecue sauce, lettuce, tomato, red onion, bacon and pickled jalapeños.