Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe contains cheese and some of those who are lactose intolerant may be able to tolerate it.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Serve on a gluten-free hamburger bun.


"Man who invented the hamburger was smart; man who invented the cheeseburger was a genius."
-Matthew McConaughey

The refrigerator light goes on...

Burgers are good. Cheeseburgers are good. Stuffed cheeseburgers with jalapeno are, quite simply, amazing.


Jalapeno and Cheddar Stuffed Hamburger

Servings: 2 | Serving size: 1 burger

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

This recipe makes good leftovers.

2 ounces reduced fat cheddar cheese (grated)
2 Tbsp fresh cilantro (coarsely chopped)
2 Tbsp pickled jalapeno (minced)
7 ounces 95% lean ground beef
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp ground cumin

Jalapeno and Cheddar Stuffed Hamburger recipe by Dr. Gourmet
Place the cheddar cheese, cilantro and jalapeno in a bowl and fold together until well blended.

Form into two small discs.

Place the ground beef, chili powder and cumin in a bowl and fold together until well blended.

Pat the hamburger mixture into 4 discs.

Place one of the cheese discs in between two of the hamburger discs.

Pat together to seal the cheese inside the burger.

Chill well.

When ready to cook, grill over a hot grill or under a broiler. Serve with lettuce, tomato and a hamburger bun.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 burger

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 190 Calories from Fat 66
  % Daily Value
Total Fat 7g 10%
    Saturated Fat 3g 16%
    Monounsaturated Fat 3g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 388mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 1g <1%
    Dietary Fiber <1g 2%
    Sugars 0g
Protein 28g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 12% Iron 18%
Vitamin K 2 mcg Potassium 396 mg
Magnesium 30 mg