Smokin’ Jack Burgers {Freezer Burgers}



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Who wants a plain Jane burger when you can have a smokin’ Jack burger? Seasoned with monterey jack cheese, liquid smoke, minced onions, garlic and cumin, what could go wrong? Oh my, the flavor explodes with the secret ingredient, liquid smoke. It’s a party in your mouth kind of burger. Summer at the beach house,  freezer style.



  • 2 to 2 -1/2 pounds lean ground beef {feel free to sub your favorite meat}
  • 1/4 cup finely minced onion {use a blender or processor if you can’t chop finely by hand}
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack Cheese or Colby Jack Cheese, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon liquid smoke {found in the BBQ aisle}
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1  Tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Directions:

  1. Combine all the ingredients except the beef in a large mixing bowl for stand mixer.
  2. Add beef on top and mix using stir mode for about a minute only until the spices and cheese are distributed.
  3. Form 10 to 12 patties by hand.
  4. Layer between sheets of wax paper.  Place at an angle in a labeled quart size freezer bag.
  5. Freeze until solid.
  6. Thaw 24 hours prior to  cooking day and grill until done.

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Do you think it could be an easier to thaw and grill an awesome hamburger?

 



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