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BBQ Chili Burger

Traeger Kitchen


BBQ Chili Burger

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

2 Hours

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Hickory

You’re going to need both hands for this big, bad burger. We start with Traeger’s homemade chili recipe and once that’s done, we ladle it over a juicy grilled cheeseburger, topping it all off with Fritos and red onions.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

    Steps

    • 1

      For the Beef Chili: Heat a large Dutch oven on the stove top over medium-high heat. Cook the ground beef until browned and cooked through.
    • 2

      Add all chili ingredients, minus the chocolate and limes to the Dutch oven.
    • 3

      When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
    • 4

      Put the Dutch oven into the grill for 2 hours, stirring every hour. Remove Dutch oven from grill.
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      Grill350˚
    • 5

      Stir the lime juice and the chocolate into the chili. Set chili aside until ready to assemble the burgers.
    • 6

      For the burgers: When ready to cook, set the grill temperature to 400℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
    • 7

      Form into 5 equal patties and season both sides with Traeger Beef Rub.
    • 8

      Place patties directly on the grill grate and cook for 4-5 minutes per side, flipping once.
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      Grill400˚
    • 9

      Top each burger with cheese and cook for 1 minute more to melt.
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    • 10

      Remove from the grill and let rest 1-2 minutes.
    • 11

      To build burger, place the patty on the bottom bun, add a scoop of chili, fritos, red onion and finish with the top bun. Enjoy!

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