So, today – we’ve found what is called the “Best Green Chile Cheeseburger.”

In our book, if you add Green Chile from New Mexican Connection to your burger – it’s a good one.

This recipe is modified from Good Housekeeping!



  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 lb. ground beef sirloin (90% lean)
  • 3/4 lb. ground beef chuck (80% lean)
  • 6 slices American or Cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 c. New Mexican Connection Green Chile diced
  • 6 of your favorite hamburger buns, split and toasted


  1. Heat grill on medium-high.
  2. In small bowl, combine garlic powder, onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  3. In large bowl, gently combine sirloin and chuck and form into 6 (4-inch-wide) patties. Sprinkle both sides with salt mixture.
  4. Grill burgers 3 minutes; turn over. Top each with slice of cheese. Cover and cook 3 minutes or until desired and cheese has melted.
  5. Top each with 2 tablespoons green chiles – (or more for the chile addict)
  6. Serve on buns.