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Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Burgers

Burgers with a delicious surprise inside
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Main, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: hamburgers in the air fryer, hamburgers with stuffing, jalapeño popper dip, jalapeño stuffed burgers
Servings: 4
Calories: 305kcal


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 2 tbs minced onion
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 4 tbs cream cheese softened
  • 2 oz shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbs salsa
  • 1 fresh jalapeno pepper diced
  • 1 tbs olive oil


  • Preheat grill to medium or oven broil to high
  • In a bowl combine cream cheese, cheddar, salsa, garlic powder, and jalapeno.
  • Combine meat, salt, pepper, and onion.
  • Divide meat into 8 even pieces and flatten to 1/4-inch thickness.
  • Divide cream cheese mixture into 4 equal portions and flatten each into a pancake shape.
  • Place each cream cheese mixture on top of 4 flattened meat portions. Top each with another flattened portion and seal the edges (see photo in post_.
  • Brush burger with olive oil.
  • To Grill:
  • Grill burgers over medium heat 6-7 minutes on each side
  • To Broil:
  • Place burgers on a foil-covered pan approximately 6" from broiler. Broil 5-6 minutes on each side
  • For Air Fryer: Air fry 5 minutes each side at 400F/200C. Bear in mind that your model (see post body) may need adjustment.


Serving: 1burger | Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 384mg | Potassium: 493mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 396IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 136mg | Iron: 3mg