Jalapeno Burgers with Bacon and Pepper Jack Cheese

Cook Time

30 mins

Cooking Method






Prep Time

30 mins




4 slices, raw Bacon

1/2 cup prepared Barbecue Sauce

1 pound Ground Beef

Hickory Bacon seasoning, plus more for sprinkling

2 thinly sliced Jalapeno Peppers

1/2 cup Olive Oil

4 onion burger buns

Onion, Crispy

4 Pepper Jack Cheese, Sliced

Cooking Instructions

Serve these delicious Jalapeno Burgers with Bacon, Grilled Jalapenos and Pepper Jack Cheese for a spicy kick at your next barbecue or tailgate! If you’re looking to mix up your dinner routine, these juicy ground beef burgers are sure to pack a savory and zesty 1-2 punch!

  1. Fire up your Pit Boss and set the temperature to 350°F. If using a gas or charcoal grill, set it up for medium high heat.
  2. Make the burgers: in a large bowl, mix together the ground beef and Hickory Bacon seasoning until the seasoning is well incorporated. Use the Burger Press to make burger patties. Repeat until all the ground beef is gone.
  3. In a small bowl, toss the sliced raw jalapenos with the olive oil and place them in the vegetable grill basket. Grill the jalapenos, stirring occasionally, until soft and charred in some spots. Remove from the grill and set aside.
  4. Place the bacon on the vegetable grill basket and grill for 5-7 minutes, or until the bacon is crispy and brown. Remove from the grill and set aside.
  5. Grill the burgers: place the burger patties on the grill and, if desired, sprinkle more Hickory Bacon seasoning on the patties. Grill the burgers for 5 minutes on one side, then flip and top with a slice of pepper jack cheese and grill for another 5-7 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the burgers is 135-140°F.
  6. Remove the burgers from the grill and place on an onion bun. Top with the bacon, grilled jalapenos, crisped onions, and a spoonful of barbecue sauce.

Special Tools

  • Grill spatula
  • Large Bowl
  • Small Bowl
  • Temperature Probe
  • Vegetable grill basket

Bigger. Hotter. Heavier. Tip

For even more bold and spicy aromas, fill your hopper with the Mesquite Hardwood Pellets!

Diet Info

  • Flexible Dieting

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