delicious looking Cheddar Stuffed burger with bun and lettuce on table

Cheddar Stuffed Burgers

Cheddar Stuffed Burgers

Category Dinner Beef Grill Quick and Easy July 4th Fathers Day
Servings 12
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes

This stuffed burger recipe delivers a smoky, juicy patty of ground meat with a kick. Stuffed with cheddar cheese, ranch, and jalapeno, one bite and you'll be delighted by the tangy southwestern flavors. Use your favorite ground beef or ground turkey mix and feed 12 hungry guests with this one.

Pit Boss Kitchen
delicious looking Cheddar Stuffed burger with bun and lettuce on table


  • 3 lbs Beef, Ground
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • 3/4 Cup Bacon, Chopped
  • 1 Jalapeno, Chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Ranch Dressing
  • 1 1/2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Special Tools

  • Pit Boss 3-in-1 Burger Press
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Small Mixing Bowl


  1. Set your Pit Boss grill to 350°F.
  1. In a small bowl, combine cheese, bacon, jalapeno and ranch dressing.
  1. In a clean, large bowl, combine ground beef with enough salt, pepper to taste, and Pit Boss Bold Burger Rub.
  1. Form meat into patties and place on a pan. A good rule of thumb is for each patty to be about the size of the palm of your hand.
  1. Using a clean glass, press into each patty, leaving the imprint of the bottom of the glass in the patty. Stuff the filling into the indent. Grill for 25 minutes or until the ground beef reaches an internal temperature of 160°F. Serve hot.


Recipe Note

This recipe can be cooked on any of our Pit Boss Grills wood pellet smokers, our vertical pellet smokers, or any of our barbecue grills using the A-Maze-N smoker accessory wood pellet burners.