By Traeger Kitchen
You’re going to need both hands for this big, bad burger. We start with Traeger’s homemade chili recipe and once that’s done, we ladle it over a juicy grilled cheeseburger, topping it all off with Fritos and red onions.
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|4 1/2 Pound||ground beef|
|1 Large||onion, diced|
|1 Teaspoon||kosher salt|
|1 Can||chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, minced|
|1/4 Cup||chili powder|
|1 1/2 Tablespoon||ground cumin|
|3 Clove||garlic, minced|
|1 Whole||jalapeño, diced|
|1 Can||(14.5 oz) diced or crushed tomatoes|
|2 Cup||chicken stock|
|1/2 Tablespoon||dark chili powder|
|1/2 Tablespoon||ground cinnamon|
|1 To Taste||salt and pepper|
|1 Whole||lime, juiced|
|1 Whole||(1.55 oz) Hershey's Milk Chocolate|
|1 As Needed||Traeger Beef Rub|
|5 Slices||cheddar cheese|
|5 Whole||hamburger buns|
|1 Whole||red onion, sliced|
|1 Whole||bags Fritos Corn Chips, for serving|
For the Beef Chili: Heat a large Dutch oven on the stove top over medium-high heat. Cook the ground beef until browned and cooked through.
2 1/2 Pound ground beef
Add all chili ingredients, minus the chocolate and limes to the Dutch oven.
1 Large onion, diced
1 Teaspoon kosher salt
1 Can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, minced
1/4 Cup chili powder
1 1/2 Tablespoon ground cumin
3 Clove garlic, minced
1 Whole jalapeño, diced
1 Can (14.5 oz) diced or crushed tomatoes
2 Cup chicken stock
1/8 Cup flour
1/2 Tablespoon dark chili powder
1/2 Tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 To Taste salt and pepper
When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
Put the Dutch oven into the grill for 2 hours, stirring every hour. Remove Dutch oven from grill.
350 ˚F / 177 ˚C
Stir the lime juice and the chocolate into the chili. Set chili aside until ready to assemble the burgers.
1 Whole lime, juiced
1 Whole (1.55 oz) Hershey's Milk Chocolate
For the burgers: When ready to cook, set the grill temperature to 400℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
Form into 5 equal patties and season both sides with Traeger Beef Rub.
2 Pound ground beef
1 As Needed Traeger Beef Rub
Place patties directly on the grill grate and cook for 4-5 minutes per side, flipping once.
400 ˚F / 204 ˚C
Top each burger with cheese and cook for 1 minute more to melt.
400 ˚F / 204 ˚C
5 Slices cheddar cheese
Remove from the grill and let rest 1-2 minutes.
To build burger, place the patty on the bottom bun, add a scoop of chili, fritos, red onion and finish with the top bun. Enjoy!
5 Whole hamburger buns
1 Whole red onion, sliced
1 Whole bags Fritos Corn Chips, for serving