A mouthwatering recipe for stuffed burgers made with ground sirloin beef and stuffed with southern-style spicy pimento cheese. These epic burgers will be the star of your next cookout! *Disclaimer: I am a member of the Beef Expert Bureau. This pimento cheese-stuffed burgers post is sponsored by The Beef Checkoff.
Pimento cheese-stuffed burgers are the BOMB, y'all! I admit I have a weakness for amazing, mouthwatering burger concoctions. You know, the kind that oozes with a ridiculous amount of layered ingredients that blend together like peanut butter and jelly. I'm getting hungry just daydreaming about them.
Typically, I'm not a bun fan...I know, GASP. I really just like the stuff inside the bun. Lettuce wraps are awesome. Iceberg or romaine lettuce, topped with a juicy burger, and loaded up with veggies and toppings. That's how I like to roll. Plus, I get to skip the processed bread and make it a healthier meal. That, to me, is burger bliss.
However, occasionally when I'm craving the bun, Hawaiian sweet buns or brioche buns are over-the-top good with this flavor combo. I put together a few of my favorite things for this burger creation...beef, bacon and pimento cheese to create an umami sensation. This burger, my friends, is "slap yo' mama good!!" Save it for a splurge day, because you definitely deserve it!
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Jalapeño Pimento Cheese-Stuffed Burgers with Peppered Bacon
- 1 ½ lbs ground sirloin beef
- ½ cup prepared Southern-Style Jalapeño Pimento Cheese
- ½ lb center-cut bacon
- ¼ cup pickled jalapeños
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 4 Hawaiian or brioche hamburger buns
- Preheat grill to medium heat and preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
- Place bacon on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil (for easy clean-up) and cover the top with freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- Cook the bacon for 8-10 minutes until beginning to crisp
- Lay bacon onto paper towels to drain and cool
- Separate ground beef into 8 (3oz) portions
- Roll meat into balls and place onto wax paper
- Press balls down into evenly sized patties (you can also use a burger press for this part)
- Make a small indentation into center of 4 of the patties and place 2 tbsp pimento cheese into each one
- Top with remaining 4 patties and press edges with a fork to seal the meat, then smooth out edges with fingers
- Grill burgers until desired doneness (it's about 4 min per side for medium)
- Place on a bun, if desired, and top with bacon and sliced pickled jalapeños