Cheese-Stuffed Doritos Burger


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

Doritos Burger


  • 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


  • In a large bowl, add crushed chips, ground beef, egg, mustard, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper and cayenne. Mix well.
  • 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.
  • Place on a sheet tray and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • 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.
  • 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.