Grilled Jalapeno Cheeseburgers
1 lb lean ground beef
2 teaspoon chopped jalapeno pepper -(seeded)
1 1/2 teaspoon mexican seasoning
1/4 cup shredded monterey jack
4 thin tomato slices
4 hamburger buns, split - toasted

Preparation time: 30 min.

1. In medium bowl, combine ground beef, jalapeno pepper and Mexican seasoning, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 1/2" thick patties.

2. Place patties on grid over medium ash-covered coals. Grill uncovered 14 to 16 minutes or until centers are no longer pink, turning once. Approximately 1 minute before burgers are done, sprinkle each with 1 Tbsp cheese.

3. Place one slice tomato on bottom half of each bun; top with burger. Close sandwiches.

Yield: 4 servings

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