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Spicy El Paso 'Pimento Cheese' Burgers


2 lbs Ground Beef

1 Tablespoon Cracked Black Peppercorns

2 teaspoons coarse Kosher Salt

1 teaspoon Red Chile Flakes

8 Hamburger Buns

16 oz El Paso 'Pimento Cheese'


  • Combine ground beef, chile flakes, peppercorns and salt. Form into 8 1/4 lb patties

  • Grill burgers to desired doneness. Internal temperature should be a minimum of 160 degrees.

  • while burgers are grilling toast buns on a hot griddle.

  • top each burger with 2 oz of El Paso 'Pimento Cheese' about 2-4* minutes before pulling off the grill.

  • Transfer burgers to buns.

Makes 8 burgers

NOTE: depending on how melted or not melted you want your cheese spread you may also just want to top the burgers after pulling from the grill.

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