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The Best Jalapeño Cheese Burger Recipe!

The Best Jalapeño Cheeseburger Recipe

If you love spicy, you'll love these burgers!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 29 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American


  • Smoker


  • 1 lb 85% lean hamburger meat Get it however lean you want tbh
  • 6 Jalapeño Diced
  • 2 tbsp Minced Onions
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • ½ Cup Gratted Sharp Cheddar
  • Pepper Jack Cheese Slices Optional - I have it on my burgers though
  • Traeger Mesquite Pellets
  • Condiments of your choice
  • Buns


  • Preheat Smoker to 500°
  • Mix hamburger meat with salt, pepper, gratted cheese, onions, and jalapeños together.
  • Break up mixture into patties.
  • Once the smoker is preheated, throw the patties on the smoker for 10 minutes each side. (20 minutes total)
  • If you want pepper Jack cheese on the burgers, after flipping first patty to cook, leave slices of cheese on each of the patties
  • After the patties have vcooked for 20 minutes, pull them out, put them on buns and put whatever condiments you want on it! ENJOY!
Keyword burger, Jalapeño burger