Chorizo and Beef Burgers

A delicious & spicy take on the traditional burger. Combine chorizo & beef, grill it up, top with cheese & an egg for these awesome Chorizo and Beef Burgers.

Chorizo and Beef Burgers | 2CookinMamas A delicious way to spice up that hamburger! Great as sliders with a side of fries.

 

It’s that time again my friends – it’s Secret Recipe Club reveal day! I love this day when, once a month, we get to visit someone’s blog (the names are shared in secret) and make something we like from their collection. It is a great way to try new dishes and find some fantastic new fellow foodie’s blogs to follow.

I received Corina’s blog, Searching For Spice, for my SRC reveal. This is one busy mum, not only taking care of an almost two and four year old but cooking and blogging about what she can prepare in between taking care of her little darlings, who she calls Little Miss Spice and Master Spice. So cute!

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I believe that she is located in the UK since she was awarded one of the spots, #141 to be exact, in the Foodies100 UK index of food blogs. Go Corina! And she certainly deserves it with her delicious takes on her favorite spicy foods centering around the Thai, Chinese, Mexican and Indian cuisines. I couldn’t have been happier getting to choose a recipe from her blog.

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Choosing was difficult, I thought about making her Chicken, Broccoli & Bulgar Wheat Salad from Jamie Oliver’s cookbook which would be a perfect dinner for the overly warm winter we are having but then I saw her Crispy Polenta Crusted Chicken. Yep, I have a new love for polenta, especially with cheese, and it is one of my husband’s favorites, so it seemed like the perfect choice. Alas, I see-sawed again when I saw her Beef & Chorizo Burgers and knew they would work perfectly for Sunday’s Super Bowl party. They were different enough that they would definitely get noticed and, served as sliders, they would satisfy a crowd. Add a side of french fries and they would be perfect. If you like a little spice with your burger this is the one for you! Oh my mouth is watering still!

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I changed the recipe up just slightly using regular eggs instead of quail eggs and grilling instead of frying. I also served a variety of condiments on the side – mustard, mayonnaise, ketchup and barbecue sauce. Oh, it was soooo good!

Love sliders? Check out our Easy Meatball Sliders. Want even more deliciousness? Check out all the recipes from our Secret Recipe Club reveals below.

CHORIZO AND BEEF BURGERS
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
23 mins
 
A delicious & spicy take on a traditional burger. Combine chorizo & beef, grill it up and top with cheese & an egg. The perfect appetizer or dinner.
Servings: 5 servings
Author: Linda Warren
Ingredients
  • 6 oz. ground chorizo
  • 8 oz. lean ground beef
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Eggs, one for each burger you make
  • Slider or hamburger buns
  • Salad greens
  • Tomato slices
  • Condiments
Directions
  1. Grind chorizo up into small bits.
  2. Pour into a medium bowl and combine with lean ground beef.
  3. Using your hands, mix thoroughly then form into patties. I made 5 patties from the 14-oz. of meat since I was making sliders.
  4. Chill for several hours.
  5. When ready to grill, heat grill to a low to medium heat, since the fat from the chorizo will cause flare ups.

  6. Grill for approximately 6 minutes, 3 minutes per side, (for larger burgers grill about 4 minutes per side) or until ground beef is cooked to a medium doneness.

  7. Add cheese on top in the last minute to melt. Toast buns at the same time until lightly browned.
  8. While burgers are cooking, fry eggs sunny side up. I like to use these silicone rings so that they form a circle & fit perfectly on the bun.
  9. To assemble: Place split bun on plate. Add burger, egg, some greens &, if you prefer, a tomato slice.
  10. Serve condiments on the side.

 

 

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Chorizo and Beef Burgers | 2CookinMamas A delicious way to spice up that hamburger! Great as sliders with a side of fries.

 

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13 Comments

  • Reply
    Corina
    02/08/2016 at 1:44 am

    So glad you like these! I loved them and really need to make them again now I’ve been reminded!

    • Reply
      Linda Warren
      02/09/2016 at 9:37 am

      They turned out great as sliders and will certainly show up on my appetizer table again. Thanks for the great recipe!

  • Reply
    why i am not skinny
    02/08/2016 at 6:07 am

    These burgers really look delicious!
    I love the idea of the chorizo AND fried egg on top!
    Brilliant SRC choice!

    • Reply
      Linda Warren
      02/09/2016 at 9:36 am

      Thanks Maxine! I loved finding a recipe where a regular burger was taken up a notch. And the fried egg was a great topper.

  • Reply
    CJ Huang
    02/08/2016 at 1:38 pm

    What a great idea – adding chorizo to burgers for that additional flavor! And the egg sounds wonderful – reminds me of a gus burger. 🙂

    • Reply
      Linda Warren
      02/09/2016 at 9:31 am

      The chorizo added a nice spicy edge to the burger while the egg mellowed it out some. They were really tasty! By the way, what’s a gus burger?

  • Reply
    Jean
    02/08/2016 at 2:42 pm

    Those look delicious.

    • Reply
      Linda Warren
      02/09/2016 at 9:28 am

      Thanks Jean! They really were! I’ll be making them again for sure.

  • Reply
    Sarah@WellDined
    02/08/2016 at 3:14 pm

    Oh wow, never would have thought to put chorizo in a burger! Yum!

    • Reply
      Linda Warren
      02/09/2016 at 9:25 am

      Me either until I saw Corina’s post! If you like spicy you will definitely love these burgers!

  • Reply
    Amy CookingAdventures
    02/10/2016 at 1:06 pm

    This looks amazing! Plus I LOVE burgers with a fried egg on top!

    • Reply
      Linda Warren
      02/10/2016 at 1:22 pm

      They were amazing Amy, truly! Now I love fried eggs on top too – I think it brings burgers to a whole new level!

  • Reply
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