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You're gonna get hooked on these cheese-stuffed hamburgers laced with nacho cheese Doritos.

Doritos Burger

prep time15Min


cooking time6Min


serving time4


  • 1 1/2 cups Nacho Cheese Doritos, finely crushed

  • 1 pound 85 percent lean ground beef

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tablespoon mustard

  • 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne

  • 2 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, in small cubes

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • Hamburger buns

  • Green leaf lettuce

  • Tomatoes

  • Red onion


  1. In a large bowl, add crushed chips, ground beef, egg, mustard, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper and cayenne. Mix well.

  2. Divide the meat into 4 portions, shaping into 1-inch thick patties. With your thumb, make an indent the middle of each patty. Add 1/4 of the cheese cubes to each patty. Gently pull the meat over to cover the cheese.

  3. Place on a sheet tray and refrigerate for 10 minutes.

  4. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  5. In a cast-iron pan over high heat, add 1 tablespoon olive oil. When hot, add the hamburger patties. Season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until golden brown. Flip burgers, and cook for another minute.

  6. Transfer pan to oven, and cook for 2 to 4 minutes, depending on desired doneness. Place on buns and top with leafy greens, tomato and onion.

Doritos Burger




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