• Burger ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons sweet onions , finely diced and sauteed
  • 1 teaspoon cilantro , chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 chipotle chile in adobo , diced keep seed if you enjoy the heat
  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef
  • Toppings
  • adobo sauce (optional)
  • 4 slices cheese (American or kick it up with a hot jack cheese)
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 4 slices bacon , cooked
  • 1 tomato , sliced
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • avocado (optional)
  • ketchup
  • 4 rolls , sliced and toasted
  • 1 Mix all the burger ingredients together and form 4 patties.
  • 2 Oil the grate on your grill.
  • 3 Preheat grill to a high temperature.
  • 4 Quickly place all the patties on the hot grill and close the lid.
  • 5 Wait about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 6 With a metal spatula test to see if the burger easily lifts from the grate. If not continue grilling, until it does.
  • 7 Flip all the patties provided they lift easily. If you enjoy the heat lightly spread some adobo sauce on the cooked side.
  • 8 Close lid and continue grilling for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 9 Check the patties to make sure they have released from the grate and flip one more time. Spread some adobo sauce if wanted and top with cheese.
  • 10 Continue grilling until juices from the burgers run clear and the patties have a solid feel. Or if you trust your meat source make it rare as you like.
  • 11 Spread rolls with mayonnaise.
  • 12 Place burgers on roll topping with the remaining ingredients.