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Spiceology Rio Grande Chorizo Cheeseburger

Rio Grande Chorizo Cheeseburger

  • Author: [email protected]
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x



Cheese Sauce:



  • 1 cup Lettuce, Shredded
  • 4 oz Pico De Gallo
  • 4 Brioche Buns


  1. In a sauce pan on medium heat, melt butter and sweat the serranos, once sweated, add flour. Mix well and once it starts to brown (this is a roux), slowly pour in milk.
  2. Whisk milk until the roux dissolves and bring milk to a simmer. Cook until it’s nappe.
  3. Stir in sodium citrate. Slowly apply the cheese in small amounts at a time. Once a small amount melts put more in and repeat until cheese is gone. Add Rio Grande blend and mix.
  4. Keep cheese sauce on low heat and stir often.
  5. For the patties, mix all ingredients together and make into 4 oz patties.
  6. Smash patties on a griddle on high heat flipping after about 2 minutes.
  7. Build Burger Bottom to Top: Bun (toasted), lettuce, pico, patty, cheese sauce, bun (toasted).