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Chipotle Chowhound Burger

Adapted By Brennan's 27 Sep 2018

Serving Size: This recipe makes 8 child-sized burgers and 4 adult burgers.

Ingredients

3 1/2 pounds lean ground beef

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

1 Tablespoon chili powder

1 cup grated Brennan’s Chipotle Cheddar

12 hamburger buns, lightly toasted

Terrapin Ridge Chipotle Glaze

sliced Clinch Mountain Tennessee Tomatoes

3 Avocados, ripe, pitted and sliced

Description
This Southwest-inspired burger features a tasty blend of smoky and spicy, along with bursts of freshness from the avocado and tomato. This recipe makes 8 child sized burgers and 4 adult burgers. Adjust the recipes based on your count.

Preparation
Mix first 4 ingredients in large bowl until blended. Shape half of meat mixture into eight 1/2-inch-thick patties. Shape remaining meat mixture into four 1-inch-thick patties. (Can be made 8 hours ahead. Cover and chill.)

Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Grill patties to desired doneness, topping with cheese for last minute of cooking, about 6 minutes per side for medium-rare1-inch thick patties. Place burgers on bottom halves of buns and top with sauce. Top with tomatoes, avocados, and upper halves of buns.