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Firecracker Burgers



  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon parsley flakes
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 2 bell peppers (red and green), seeded and cut in rings
  • Vegetable oil
  • 4 slices Cheddar, Monterey jack or American cheese
  • 4 Kaiser rolls or hamburger rolls
  • Lettuce


  1. Mix together ground beef, onion and seasonings.
  2. Shape mixture into 3 or 4 burgers.
  3. Brush pepper rings with oil.
  4. Grill burgers and peppers over medium heat 8-12 minutes or until burgers are well-done (160 degrees F internal temperature), turning once.
  5. Add cheese to top of each burger for one minute before cooking is completed.
  6. Place on rolls.
  7. Top with pepper rings and lettuce.


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