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Cajun Cheeseburger

Cajun Cheeseburger


  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried, crushed basil
  • 1/2 - 3/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 slices Wisconsin cheddar cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns, toasted
  • 4 tomato slices
  • 1/4 cup green onion slices

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  1. Combine beef, pork, chopped onion, green pepper and seasonings; mix well. Shape into four patties. Cook and top with cheddar as directed below.
  2. Place patties on oiled grill over medium coals (coals will be glowing). Grill, uncovered, for 5 minutes on each side to desired doneness.
  3. Top each with cheddar; continue grilling until cheese is melted. Place each patty on bun. Top with tomato; sprinkle with green onion.

Yield: 4 servings

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Wisconsin Cheese Marketing Board