Oven-Baked BBQ Cheeseburgers with Sweet Potatoes, Sour Cream & Jalapeño
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Oven-Baked BBQ Cheeseburgers

with Sweet Potatoes, Sour Cream & Jalapeño

35 MIN
4 Servings
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Featuring pre-chopped ingredients and a recyclable baking tin, our Ready to Cook recipes make prep and cleaning a breeze. Just assemble, bake, and enjoy! For this take on the classic cheeseburger, you’ll top beef patties with melty cheddar and monterey jack, a swoosh of tangy-sweet barbecue sauce, crispy onions and pickle chips. A side of tender sweet potatoes topped with sour cream and spicy jalapeño rounds out the dish.
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Oven-Baked BBQ Cheeseburgers with Sweet Potatoes, Sour Cream & Jalapeño
Title
  • 18 oz Ground Beef
  • 2 lbs Sweet Potatoes
  • ½ cup Barbecue Sauce
  • 6 oz Pickle Chips
  • 4 oz Shredded Cheddar & Monterey Jack Cheese Blend
  • 4 Burger Buns
  • 2 oz Sliced Pickled Jalapeño Pepper
  • ½ cup Sour Cream
  • ⅓ cup Crispy Onions Or Shallots
  • 1 Tbsp Southern Spice Blend (Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Ground Yellow Mustard, Smoked Paprika & Cayenne Pepper)
  • 2 Single-Use Aluminum Trays
Start the patties & bake the sweet potatoes
1 Start the patties & bake the sweet potatoes

Preheat the oven to 450°F. Wash and dry the sweet potatoes. Wrap each sweet potato in a damp paper towel. Microwave on high 9 to 11 minutes, or until slightly tender when pierced with a fork. Place the beef in a bowl; season with salt and pepper. Gently mix to incorporate. Form the mixture into four 1/2-inch-thick patties; season on both sides with the spice blend. Transfer the seasoned patties to one tray. Transfer the partially cooked sweet potatoes to the other tray. Drizzle with olive oil; season with salt and pepper. Bake the tray of partially cooked sweet potatoes, uncovered, 15 to 17 minutes, or until tender when pierced with a fork. Bake the tray of seasoned patties, uncovered, 10 minutes.

Add the cheese & finish the patties
2 Add the cheese & finish the patties

Remove the tray of partially cooked patties from the oven. Carefully flip, then evenly top with the cheese. Return to the oven and bake, uncovered, 5 to 7 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the patties are cooked through.* Remove the patties and potatoes from the oven. 

*The USDA recommends a minimum safe cooking temperature of 160°F for beef.

Warm the buns & serve your dish
3 Warm the buns & serve your dish

Meanwhile, if necessary, halve the buns. Wrap the halved buns in foil and place directly onto an oven rack; warm 5 to 7 minutes, or until heated through. Remove from the oven. Assemble the burgers using the warmed buns, barbecue sauce, finished patties, pickles, and crispy onions or shallots. Carefully halve the baked sweet potatoes lengthwise. Serve the burgers with the baked sweet potatoes. Garnish the sweet potatoes with the sour cream and as much of the pepper as you'd like, depending on how spicy you'd like the dish to be. Enjoy!

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Start the patties & bake the sweet potatoes
1 Start the patties & bake the sweet potatoes

Preheat the oven to 450°F. Wash and dry the sweet potatoes. Wrap each sweet potato in a damp paper towel. Microwave on high 9 to 11 minutes, or until slightly tender when pierced with a fork. Place the beef in a bowl; season with salt and pepper. Gently mix to incorporate. Form the mixture into four 1/2-inch-thick patties; season on both sides with the spice blend. Transfer the seasoned patties to one tray. Transfer the partially cooked sweet potatoes to the other tray. Drizzle with olive oil; season with salt and pepper. Bake the tray of partially cooked sweet potatoes, uncovered, 15 to 17 minutes, or until tender when pierced with a fork. Bake the tray of seasoned patties, uncovered, 10 minutes.

2 Add the cheese & finish the patties

Remove the tray of partially cooked patties from the oven. Carefully flip, then evenly top with the cheese. Return to the oven and bake, uncovered, 5 to 7 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the patties are cooked through.* Remove the patties and potatoes from the oven. 

*The USDA recommends a minimum safe cooking temperature of 160°F for beef.

Add the cheese & finish the patties
Warm the buns & serve your dish
3 Warm the buns & serve your dish

Meanwhile, if necessary, halve the buns. Wrap the halved buns in foil and place directly onto an oven rack; warm 5 to 7 minutes, or until heated through. Remove from the oven. Assemble the burgers using the warmed buns, barbecue sauce, finished patties, pickles, and crispy onions or shallots. Carefully halve the baked sweet potatoes lengthwise. Serve the burgers with the baked sweet potatoes. Garnish the sweet potatoes with the sour cream and as much of the pepper as you'd like, depending on how spicy you'd like the dish to be. Enjoy!

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