Smothered Pepper Jack Burgers

Smothered Pepper Jack Burgers

with BBQ Potato Wedges

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This burger that stacks up against the best, literally: Each bun holds a beef patty that’s been smothered in melted pepper jack cheese AND sautéed peppers and onions. Just in case that doesn’t make this burger a front-runner for first-place, let’s introduce the secret weapon: BBQ seasoning. Some is blended into the patties themselves for smoky-sweet flavor, while the rest seasons a side of tender oven fries. If you aren’t blown away yet, you will be when you’re holding this bad boy in your hands.


Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Total Time35 minutes
Prep Time10 minutes
Cooking difficultyMedium
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

12 ounce

Yukon Gold Potatoes

1 unit

Yellow Onion

1 unit

Long Green Pepper

1 teaspoon

Hot Sauce

1 tablespoon

Sweet and Smoky BBQ Seasoning

10 ounce

Ground Beef

½ cup

Pepper Jack Cheese


2 unit

Potato Buns

(ContainsMilk, Wheat, Eggs, Soy)

2 tablespoon


Not included in your delivery



2 tablespoon

Vegetable Oil

Nutrition Values/ per serving
Nutrition Valuesarrow down iconarrow down icon
/ per serving
Energy (kJ)4017 kJ
Calories960 kcal
Fat49 g
Saturated Fat20 g
Carbohydrate89 g
Sugar18 g
Dietary Fiber7 g
Protein42 g
Cholesterol130 mg
Sodium930 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Small Bowl
Baking Sheet
Large Pan
Large Bowl
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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• Adjust rack to top position and preheat oven to 425 degrees. Wash and dry all produce. • Cut potatoes into ½-inch-thick wedges. Halve, peel, and thinly slice onion. Halve, core, and thinly slice green pepper into strips. • In a small bowl, combine ketchup with hot sauce to taste.


• Toss potatoes on a baking sheet with a large drizzle of oil, half the BBQ Seasoning (you’ll use the rest later), salt, and pepper. • Roast on top rack, flipping halfway through, until browned and tender, 20-25 minutes


• While potatoes roast, heat a large drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and green pepper. Cook, stirring, until browned and softened, 7-9 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. • Turn off heat; remove from pan and set aside. Wipe out pan.


• Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine beef*, remaining BBQ Seasoning, and a big pinch of salt and pepper. Form mixture into two wide, roughly ½-inch-thick rounds (four rounds for 4 servings). • Set aside half the pepper jack for the next step. Divide remaining cheese between centers of each round. Fold edges of meat around cheese, shaping and sealing to create cheese-stuffed patties, each slightly wider than a burger bun. Season all over with salt and pepper.


• Heat a large drizzle of oil in pan used for veggies over medium-high heat. Add patties and cook to desired doneness, 3-5 minutes per side. • In the last 1-2 minutes of cooking, top each patty with a layer of veggies (you may have some left over), then top with reserved pepper jack; cover pan to melt cheese.


• While patties cook, halve and toast buns. • Spread cut sides of buns with spicy ketchup. Place smothered patties on bottom buns; drizzle with any remaining hot sauce if desired, then add top buns. • Divide burgers between plates and serve with potatoes and any remaining veggies on the side.