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Recipe: green chile volcano burger

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Green chile volcano burger serving suggestion

green chile volcano burger

This recipe comes to us from Anna Herrera-Shawver, owner of Santa Fe Seasonings and other delicious New Mexico products can be found at Taste New Mexico.


  • 1 pound Ground Beef (85% lean)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • Santa Fe Seasons Desert Blend (or seasoning salt)
  • Salt and Cracked Pepper to taste
  • 4 French Brioche buns (slightly sweet and buttery)
  • 4 ears of corn
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Cotija cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced fresh cilantro
  • Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • Santa Fe Seasons Chile Blend (or red chile powder)
  • 1 box tempura batter
  • 4 fresh Hatch Green Chiles
  • 1 large sweet onion
  • Canola Oil for frying
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • Santa Fe Seasons Green Chile Lime Seasoning (Optional)
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup creme fraiche
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Street Corn Crumble, Remove husk from corn. Rub with olive oil and sprinkle with Santa Fe Seasons Chile Blend and a little salt and pepper. Place directly on grill for about 10 minutes, turning often until roasted. Let cool and slice corn off the cob. Place in a mixing bowl and add crumbled cotija cheese, diced fresh cilantro, and mayonnaise.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare Tempura batter. Roast and peel 4 fresh Hatch green chiles, remove stems and seeds.
  3. Slice 1 large sweet onion 3/4 inches thick and separate.
  4. Dip chiles and onions in tempura batter and fry in 400 degree canola oil until lightly browned.
  5. Lime Cilantro - Blend avocado, fresh cilantro, olive oil, fresh lime juice, creme fraiche, buttermilk and water. Add a sprinkle of Santa Fe Seasons Green Chile Lime Seasoning.
  6. Mix together Ground Beef, egg, Worcestershire and Santa Fe Seasons Desert Blend. Shape into four burger patties. Place on the heated grill, covered, for 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat), turning occasionally. Add cheese and let melt.
  7. Set buns on a plate and top with grilled burger patties. Add street corn crumble then stack two onion rings. Place whole tempura fried green chile on top and drizzle a line of cilantro lime sauce on top until it flows over the stack.

Recipe courtesy of Anna Herrera-Shawver. Santa Fe Seasons' products are available at Taste New Mexico,