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Fiesta Island Cheeseburger

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Easy, gourmet grilling

(NC) - Brampton (ON) - According to the Hearth, Patio and Barbeque Association, a perennial favourite and a staple with gourmet grillers everywhere is the humble hamburger. You can buy pre-made frozen patties for the ultimate in convenience but if you want to jazz it up and create your own juicy, homemade hamburger, all you need are a few simple ingredients. This recipe, courtesy of Fiesta Barbeques creates a classic hamburger with a tropical touch perfect with a nice cold beer or the pitcher of Pina Coladas you've got chillin' on the patio.


  • 1 lb Lean Ground Beef (454 g)
  • 1/4 Onion, finely chopped (1/4)
  • Pinch Dried Oregano
  • Pinch Garlic Salt
  • Dash Fresh Ground Pepper
  • 4 slices Monterey Jack Cheese (4)
  • 4 Sesame Seed Hamburger Buns (4)

Island Garnish:

  • Grilled Pineapple
  • Grilled Red Onion Slices
  • Grilled Tomato Slices


Indoor Preparation

Mix ground beef with onion and seasoning. Shape ground beef into 4 burgers.

Outdoor Preparation

Grill on Medium-High heat for 5-7 minutes on each side. Add cheese to burger about 2 minutes before grilling is done. Garnish with "Island Garnish".

Prep Time: 10 mins - Cooking Time: 12 mins

Serving Size: Makes 4 Servings

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