Jalapeno Popper Burger is healthier than you think, but it's filled with indulgent flavor!
Author Ari Ziskin
For the burgers
1poundextra lean ground beefI use 94-96%
salt and pepper
For the Jalapeno Cream Cheese:
1/4cupreduced fat cream cheese
2tbspplain Greek yogurtnonfat or low-fat
1/2jalapenoribs and seeds removed (+ extra for topping)
4slicescooked center cut bacon
freshly shredded sharp cheddar cheese
In a large bowl, season the ground beef with a generous pinch each of salt and pepper. Mix into the meat. Divide into 4 equal patties. Use your thumb to press slightly into the center of each patty to help with even cooking.
To make the jalapeno cream cheese, place cream cheese, Greek yogurt, 1/2 jalapeno and garlic in food processor. Pulse until well combined.
Grill burgers to desired doneness, then place on hamburger buns, top with jalapeno cream cheese, cheddar cheese and bacon.