FREE 28-Day Clean Keto Guide here

Jalapeno Cheeseburgers with Bacon Aioli

CF
August 8, 2022 | Author: Ashley McCrary

These juicy jalapeno cheeseburgers are stacked with crispy onions, fresh jalapeno slices, pepper jack cheese & smothered in homemade bacon aioli- the BEST!

a closeup photo of a cheeseburger with jalapenos and bacon aioli

What Makes This Recipe Great

I don’t know about you, but there is nothing better than a juicy, homemade burger stuffed with delicious cheese, toppings, and smothered in bacon aioli! Even better, a bit of heat from fresh jalapenos to make the perfect Jalapeno Cheeseburger with Bacon Aioli come to life.

Packed with flavor in every bite, these cheeseburgers with bacon aioli are made even more fabulous with a side of Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries and a Spicy Margarita.

Ingredient Notes

a zoomed in photo of jalapeno cheeseburgers with crispy onions, bacon aioli, and jalapenos.

Cheeseburger

Ground Beef: Feel free to use your favorite ground beef. 80/20, 85/15, or 93/7- whichever is your preference!

Worchestire Sauce: If you don’t have this on hand, it’s super easy to find in the grocery store. You’ll find it near the ketchup and other condiments.

Seasoning: Garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper

Cheese: I like my burgers with Pepper Jack cheese because it adds great flavor, but if you want something more mild feel free to use cheddar cheese.

Toppings: Lettuce, jalapeño slices, and crispy onions. Feel free to add tomato or other toppings if you prefer.

Jalapeno Bacon Aioli

Mayo: You can use your favorite mayonnaise, or try my 60-second homemade mayo (which is easy & delicious!).

Bacon: Cook and chop the bacon before adding it to the aioli.

Garlic Cloves: Use fresh garlic for the best flavor, peel it and crush it.

Jalapeno Pepper: Remove the seeds and use half of the jalapeno. If you want it extra spicy, add the other half as well.

Lime Juice: Fresh lime juice is best, but if you have a different version that will work just fine.

Salt & Pepper: Use salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe Step by Step

step by step photos numbered for how to make this recipe

Cheeseburger Stovetop/Grill

  1. Heat a large cast iron skillet or grill to medium/high heat. Mix the meat in a large bowl with the seasoning and the Worchestire sauce. Form 6- 8 patties depending on how big you want them.  
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of avocado oil and cook the burger for 4 to 5 minutes per side. Top each burger with a slice of Pepper Jack cheese at the last minute of cooking. 
  3. Serve the patty on a butter bun with lettuce, a tablespoon of the aioli, onion straws, and fresh sliced jalapeños. 

Jalapeno Bacon Aioli

  1. Combine bacon aioli ingredients in a mason jar and blend together with an immersion blender until creamy and smooth. 
a silver spoon being held over the top of a small glass mason jar filled with bacon aioli

Mac’s Pro Tips

How to Serve: Serve these cheeseburgers with bacon aioli with your favorite sides. I recommend my crispy air fryer sweet potato fries, no egg potato salad, or my bacon ranch potato salad.

Leftovers: Store leftover cheeseburger patties in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Store the toppings and buns in separate containers. Reheat and build your burger fresh! If you have leftover jalapeno bacon aioli, store it in its own airtight container in the refrigerator and use it within a week. Try it on sandwiches, as a dip for fries, and more!

Kid Friendly: If you want to make this more kid-friendly, skip the jalapenos as a topping on their burgers. This way they can enjoy the cheeseburgers without as much spice!

two hands holding a jalapeno cheeseburger

Recipe FAQs

Jalapeno Cheeseburgers with Bacon Aioli: FAQs

Can I make these jalapeno bacon burgers keto-friendly?

You sure can! Skip the bun and fried onions and substitute a lettuce wrap and some raw or grilled onions. The jalapeno bacon aioli is keto-friendly, as are the other ingredients. Enjoy!

What are the best-fried onions to use?

If you want to make your own crispy onion straws, I have instructions in this recipe. However, you can always buy them at the store. They’re typically called French Fried Onions or Crispy Fried Onions and they come in a can at most local grocery stores!

What else can I use the bacon aioli for?

This jalapeno bacon aioli has so much flavor and would be great with several things: as a spread for sandwiches, a dipping sauce for fries or veggies, as the base for a potato salad, etc etc.

More Delicious Burger Recipes

Juicy Keto Mushroom Onion Bacon Burgers

Lettuce Wrap California Burger

Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
a photo of a cheeseburger topped with jalapeno, sauce, and crispy onions

Jalapeno Cheeseburgers with Bacon Aioli

These juicy jalapeno cheeseburgers are stacked with crispy onions, fresh jalapeno slices, pepper jack cheese & smothered in homemade bacon aioli- the BEST!

  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x

Ingredients

Scale

Cheeseburger:

  • 1.52 lbs ground beef
  •  1.5 tablespoons Worchestire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 6 slices Pepper Jack cheese
  • 6 pieces lettuce
  • Jalapeño slices and crispy onions for topping 

Aioli:

  • 1 cup compliant mayo
  • 3 pieces cooked bacon, chopped
  • 1 1/2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper with seeds removed ( add the other half if you like it really spicy)
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

Cheeseburger Stovetop/Grill:

  1. Heat a large cast iron skillet or grill to medium/high heat. Mix the meat in a large bowl with the seasoning and the Worchestire sauce. Form 6- 8 patties depending on how big you want them.  
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of avocado oil and cook the burger for 4 to 5 minutes per side. Top each burger with a slice Pepper Jack cheese at the last minute of cooking. 
  3. Serve the patty on a butter bun with lettuce, a tablespoon of the aioli, onions straws, and fresh sliced jalapeños. 

Aioli:

  1. Combine everything in a mason jar and blend  together with an immersion blender until combined. 

 

 

Notes

How to Serve: Serve these jalapeno bacon cheeseburgers with your favorite sides. I recommend my crispy air fryer sweet potato fries, no egg potato salad, or my bacon ranch potato salad

Leftovers: Store leftover cheeseburger patties in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Store the toppings and buns in separate containers. Reheat and build your burger fresh! If you have leftover jalapeno bacon aioli, store it in its own airtight container in the refrigerator and use it within 7 days. Try it on sandwiches, as a dip for fries, and more!

Kid Friendly: If you want to make this more kid-friendly, skip the jalapenos as a topping on their burgers. This way they can enjoy the cheeseburgers without as much spice!

  • Author: Ashley McCrary
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Main Dish/Sauce
  • Method: Stovetop/Grill
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: jalapeno bacon burgers, bacon aioli


 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Recipe rating

About Me

Welcome to Healthy Little Peach. I’m Mac, the lady behind the recipes. I believe in living a healthy lifestyle that consists of a mix of healthy whole foods, and full-fat comfort meals. Life is too short not to enjoy good food while maintaining a healthy body and mind. Here you will find gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, keto, and even full-fat comfort recipes. Let’s have fun in the kitchen together!

About Me

Welcome to Healthy Little Peach. I’m Mac, the lady behind the recipes. I believe in living a healthy lifestyle that consists of a mix of healthy whole foods, and full-fat comfort meals. Life is too short not to enjoy good food while maintaining a healthy body and mind. Here you will find gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, keto, and even full-fat comfort recipes. Let’s have fun in the kitchen together!

instagram
Follow @healthylittlepeach for more balanced recipes! 

These easy Apple Pie Crescent Rolls are a party favorite! Flaky crescent rolls stuffed with cream cheese & apple pie filling, a yummy Air Fryer or Oven-baked treat. 

And remember, a balanced lifestyle is a healthy lifestyle. All foods can be enjoyed in moderation👍🏼. It’s taken me a long time to realize that healthy is so much more than eating salads. It’s about living a sustainable lifestyle and including favorite foods such as this recipe. 

✨Grab the full recipe in my profile or at https://healthylittlepeach.com/mini-apple-pie-crescent-rolls/

#easyrecipes #partyfood #fallfood #fallrecipes #airfryer #airfryerrecipes #applepie #crescentrolls #quickdessert #quickrecipes #simplerecipes #4ingredients #apple #applerecipes
👇🏼My 2 favorite healthy swaps for oil when baking, applesauce and Greek yogurt. Both options will save you a ton of calories and fat and give you the same results as oil. 

These swaps are for baked goods such as cakes, cupcakes, sweet breads, and muffins. 

🍎APPLESAUCE SWAP: When substituting applesauce for oil in baked goods, the ratio is 1:1. 

Example: If the recipe calls for 1/4 cup of oil, use 1/4 cup of applesauce or 1/2 cup oil use 1/2 cup applesauce. It’s a equal swap. 

🍎For every 1/2 cup of oil replaced with applesauce, you will save over 900 calories and 110 grams of fat. It will also make your cakes and baked goods super moist. 

✨GREEK YOGURT SWAP: For everyone 1 cup of oil sub 3/4 cup Greek or plain yogurt. 

Example: If you are using 1/2 cup oil, use 1/4 cup Greek yogurt. For 1/2 cup of oil there is over 900 calories. For 1/4 cup of Greek yogurt there is only 38 calories. 

Greek yogurt adds more protein and cuts fat by 100%

#bakingrecipes #bakingtips #bakingtipsandtricks #cookinghacks #cookinghealthy #cookinghack #hacks #tipsandtricks #healthyfood #healthyfoodie #bakedgoods #baking #bakingtime
#ad Jump into fall with this delicious and easy Kielbasa and Cabbage Pierogy Skillet featuring @mrstspierogies. There is nothing like a cozy and comforting family meal to
help kick off cool weather season.
 
Ready to fall into the season with us? In honor of #NationalPierogyDay, Mrs. T’s Pierogies is releasing a limited edition flavor of Pumpkin Spice Pierogies! (um–YUM!) Head over to their Instagram, @mrstspierogies for a chance to win a box (while supplies last!) Don’t miss out– there’s only 70 boxes being released in honor of the brands 70th anniversary (not sold in stores!)
 
Pierogy and Sausage Cabbage Skillet
1 package Mrs. T’s Classic Cheddar Pierogies
1 package beef kielbasa or beef sausage of choice
1 medium head of cabbage, shredded
1 onion - sliced
salt and pepper
2 tablespoon olive oil or butter, divided
3 garlic cloves, minced
 
Step 1: Add 1 tablespoon butter to a skillet and add in the garlic and allow to cook for 20
seconds. Next, add in the sausage and sauté until it’s browned on both sides. Remove
and set aside. In the same skillet (do not wipe it out), add in the shredded cabbage and
onions. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until tender. 
 
Step 2: Brown the pierogies in a no-stick pan with the butter. Brown on both sides for
about 6- 8 minutes per side. 
 
Step 3: Place the pierogies and cooked kielbasa in with the cabbage.
 
Step 4: Enjoy!
Follow @healthylittlepeach for more recipes. 

✨This versatile Air Fryer Salmon is prepped and cooked in just 15 minutes with the most delicious honey garlic sauce! Your air fryer will do all the work for you, just whip up your favorite easy sides, and enjoy!

✨I also get questions about why I add foil. I do that so it catches the juice. I love drizzling any extra on the cooked salmon. So good!

✨Grab the full recipe in my profile or at https://healthylittlepeach.com/air-fryer-honey-garlic-salmon/

#quickrecipes #quickrecipe #airfryer #airfryerrecipes #salmon #salmonrecipe #healthyrecipes #healthy #healthyfood #simplerecipes
Full recipe👇🏼Follow @healthylittlepeach for more yummy recipes. 

Anytime I go to the Hibachi grill, the Clear Onion Soup is my favorite part of the meal.

This brothy soup is great for sipping when you are sick or even served with a side salad or sandwich. It includes super simple ingredients and packs a ton of flavor. 

✨Japanese-Inspired Clear Onion Soup✨

1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 large onion, diced
2 carrots, peeled and chopped
2 celery stalks, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 tsp ground ginger
8 cups chicken broth
2 cups beef broth (optional, but adds so much flavor) You can sub vegetable broth for both chicken and beef
salt/pepper
Optional: sriracha and coconut aminos
Mushrooms and green onions for serving

✨Instructions✨
1. In a large pot or Dutch oven, sauté the onions and garlic with 1 tablespoon of sesame seed oil. 
2. Add the carrots, celery, onions, and ginger. Saute together until tender. 
3. Season to taste with salt and pepper and add in the chicken and beef broth. 
4. Bring to a boil and then simmer for 30 minutes.
5. Strain the veggies from the broth. Don’t throw them away, you can pop them in the fridge and use them for another meal or recipe. 
6. Ladle the soup into a bowl and add a handful of green onions and thinly sliced mushrooms
7. For additional flavor you can also add a splash of soy sauce and sriracha to taste.

#souprecipe #souprecipes #healthyfood #healthyrecipes #glutenfreerecipes #glutenfree #fallrecipes #fallrecipe #easyrecipes #simplerecipes #foodblogger #foodphotography #foodphotographer #foodvideo #onionsoup
Follow @healthylittlepeach for more recipes!

Is it truly a party without Pigs In A Blanket? These little classic poppers will be a real crowd pleaser, even for the kids. The best part is the homemade cheese sauce for dipping. 

✨Grab the full recipe in my profile or at 
https://healthylittlepeach.com/seasoned-pigs-in-a-blanket/

#gameday #gamedayfood #appetizers #easyrecipes #kidapproved #kidapprovedfood #foodie #foodblogger #pigsinablanket #everythingbutthebagel #simplerecipes #foodphotography
@healthylittlepeach