Cardinal & Gold Cream Cheese Burgers



  • 2 pounds ground hamburger
  • 1 packet (1 ounce) onion soup mix
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 T seasoning salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 1 red chili pepper
  • 8 oz Neufchatel cheese (substitute: 1/3 less fat cream cheese)
  • 1/4 medium onion, grated
  • 2 large cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 t seasoning salt
  • 1/2 t cumin
  • 6 slices cheddar cheese
  • 6 buns



  1. Mix hamburger, onion soup mix, bread crumbs, 1 T seasoning salt and 1 egg in large bowl.
  2. Form into 6 round patties; make thumb print in middle of each patty so cooks evenly.
  3. Place on pre-heated grill.
  4. Grill each side 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. When place burgers on grill, also put cleaned (pith and seeds taken out) yellow, red and chili peppers.
  6. Once peppers are cooked, after a few minutes, take peppers off grill to dice.
  7. To diced grilled peppers, add 8 oz cream cheese, onion, garlic, 1 t seasoning salt and cumin.
  8. Mix with spoon in medium bowl till evenly combined.
  9. Once hamburgers are almost done (couple minutes remaining) place large spoonful of cream cheese mixture on top of each burger.
  10. Add slice of cheddar cheese on top of cream cheese mixture.
  11. Serve on hamburger buns when done being cooked and cheese is melted.

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