I was looking for a refreshing burger for this past weekend. After a little searching I found the perfect burger. It is a green chili burger with guacamole mayo. It was perfect. It was a tad bit spicy with the perfect refreshing guacamole mayo on top to cool the heat.
Served on a sesame seed bun, this was the perfect all-american burger.
Green Chili Burgers with Guacamole Mayo – (adapted from Weber’s Way to Grill)
- 2-3 poblano chile peppers
- 1 pound ground chuck
- 1/2 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
- 1 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 4 sesame seed buns
- Guacamole Mayo
- 2 tbs white onion, grated
- 1 ripe avocado
- 2 tbs mayo
- 2 plum tomatoes, diced
- 1 tbs chopped cilantro
- 2 tsp fresh lime juice
- 1 garlic clove, grated
Slice the avocados in half and then use the knife to remove the seed. Using the sharp edge of the knife, hit the seed so that the knife enters it by a couple of millimeters. Then turn the knife to remove the seed. From there you can use a spoon to remove the meat of the avocado.
In a medium bowl mash together the avocado, mayo, onion, tomato, cilantro, lime juice and garlic. Season generously with salt. Mix again and cover.
Refrigerate for up to 8 hours.
Preheat the grill for high heat direct cooking. Place the peppers directly over the heat until the skin is blackened. Flip and blacken all sides of the chiles.
Once blackened, removed the chiles from the grill and place them into a zip top bag. Let steam in the bag for 10-15 minutes.
Remove from the bag and the skin will just peel off. Remove the seeds, stem and ribs.
Dice the chiles into 1/2 inch dice.
Forming the burgers
In a large bowl, mix the ground chuck, chiles, salt and pepper. Mix well with your hands.
Then divide the meat equally into four portions and then form four patties.
Grill the burgers over direct high heat for about 4-5 minutes on each side (for medium).
Flip once. The more you flip the burger, the more juices run out, the dryer the burger. So, flip once.
During the last minute, add a couple of tablespoons of cheese to the middle of each burger.
Pile the cheese in the middle. It will melt and coat the entire burger.
Remove the burgers from the grill when they reach their desired temperature.
Top the burgers with the guacamole mayo and serve.
These burgers were awesome!