Chorizo & Bacon Burgers with Onions, Peppers & Manchego CheeseChorizo & Bacon Burgers with Onions, Peppers & Manchego Cheese

½ pound ground pork

½ pound ground beef

2 cloves minced garlic

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon oregano

1 tablespoon Smoked Hot Spanish Paprika

1 tablespoon vinegar

4 slices pepper bacon, chopped very fine

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 Red Bell Pepper

1 Spanish onion

Sliced Manchego cheese

French Bread Rolls or Hamburger Buns

Mix all ingredients together except oil, red pepper, onion and cheese, and let meat marinate in the refrigerator for several hours. Before cooking burgers make olive relish and chili mayonnaise. Thinly slice red pepper and onion and sauté in olive oil for about 5 minutes. Form the meat into patties and cook to desired temperature. Top with Manchego cheese while still hot. Serve with grilled onions and peppers and chili mayonnaise.

Chili and Garlic Mayonnaise

3 fresh garlic cloves
1 egg yolk
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 tablespoon chili sauce

1/2 cup olive oil

Put all the ingredients except the olive oil in a blender and pulse to mix, if you don’t like garlic you can leave it out. With the blender running add the olive oil in a slow and steady stream until the mayonnaise becomes thick and creamy.


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