Chorizo Burger

Chorizo Burger

Chorizo Burger

6 Persons
30 min

Ingredients6 Persons

For burger

8 Oz
Mexican-style chorizo
16 Oz
Lean ground pork
2 tsp
Dried oregano
1 tsp
Ground cumin
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
12 slices

For avocado aioli

¼ cup
Avocado, seeded and peeled
Garlic cloves, minced
¼ tsp
Ground cumin

For Pico de Gallo

Plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
Small red onion, chopped
2 tbsp
Fresh cilantro, chopped
Lime, juiced
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

For assembly

Hamburger buns, split and lightly toasted
6 slices
Bibb lettuce or butter lettuce, leaves separated


  1. Preheat grill to 400°F and coat grates with oil. Combine chorizo, pork, oregano, and cumin large bowl until just combined. Form into 6 equal patties, and season both sides with salt and pepper. Grill for 5 minutes, flip and cook additional 4 to 6 minutes, until reaches 160°F. With about 1 minute remaining on cook time, add 2 slices of Havarti cheese to each patty.
  2. Meanwhile, combine all ingredients for avocado aioli in small food processor and process for 1 minute, until smooth.
  3. For pico de gallo, combine all ingredients in small bowl and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Spread aioli on both sides of buns. Top each bottom bun with layer of lettuce and burger patty. Top with pico de gallo and top bun and serve.