Fritos Crunch Burger

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Feb. 06, 2014

This is the ultimate Chili Cheeseburger straight from the menu of the one and only, Slater's 50/50. Enjoy!


Ground beef 1 Pound , refrigerated (coarsely ground short ribs used)
Salt and pepper To Taste
Cheddar cheese slices 5 (as needed)
Hamburger buns 5 (as needed)
Softened butter 2 Tablespoon (as needed)
Fritos 50 Gram (as needed)
Thousand island dressing To Taste
For chili
Bacon strips 5 , diced
Ground turkey 1 1/4 Pound
Kosher salt To Taste
Fresh ground black pepper To Taste
Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
Curry powder 2 Teaspoon
Mexican oregano 1 Tablespoon
Dehydrated minced onion 2 Tablespoon
Granulated garlic 1 Tablespoon
Canned chili sauce 12 Ounce
Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Chili powder 2 Tablespoon



For Chili:

1.Place a cast iron skillet on heat and cook bacon until fat starts rendering.

2.Add ground turkey and cook until browned.

3.Season with salt, ground black pepper, nutmeg, curry powder, oregano, dehydrated onion, and garlic. Stir well.

4.Add chili sauce and water. Bring to a boil. Add chili powder and simmer until thickened, breaking down the meat while cooking.

For Burger:

5.Roll meat into patties and place in fridge until ready to use.

6.Season patties with salt and pepper. Place on preheated grill and cook until done.

7.Top patties with cheese slices and cook until it melts.

8.Spread butter on buns and toast on a cast iron griddle.


9.Place a patty on bun, top it with Fritos, followed by chili and Thousand Island dressing. Cover and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 5

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 861Calories from Fat 489

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84.6%

Saturated Fat 19 g95%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 949 mg39.54%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 50 g100%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet