Spicy Cowboy Smashburger

Spicy Cowboy Smashburger

This burger is dripping with deliciousness and bursting with flavor in every bite!


Yields 4 burgers

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • P.H.A.T. Seasoning to season
  • Firebee BBQ Sauce
  • 4 slices pepper jack cheese
  • 4 slices of bacon
  • 2 jalapenos, sliced
  • crispy onion straws
  • Firebee Honey to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 4 pretzel buns


Step 1

Preheat your Flat Top or a large skillet and cook your bacon until it is crispy. Remove and set aside for later. 

Step 2

Add the jalapenos to the bacon grease and saute until tender. Set aside. This is a good time to prepare your crispy onion straws if you are making them yourself.

Step 3

Form the ground beef into 4 even balls and place onto the Flat Top. Put a piece of parchment paper over the ground beef and smash down with a burger press or a skillet for about 10 seconds. Season with P.H.A.T. to taste.

Step 4

Since these smash burgers are very thin, it won't take long to cook. Cook for about 3-4 minutes before flipping and seasoning again. Allow to cook until desired temperature is reached. 

Step 5

Top with cheese and allow to melt. While the burgers are cooking, spread some butter on the pretzel buns and toast them on the Flat Top. 

Step 6

To assemble your burgers, spread some Firebee BBQ Sauce on the bottom of the buns. Top with the burger patty and cheese, then add the bacon, sauteed jalapenos, crispy onion straws, and Firebee Honey to taste. Add the top bun and enjoy!

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