There's more to a California burger than slapping on some avocado and calling it a day.
Why This Recipe Works
Jarred jalapeños helped heat up our California Burgers in two ways: The brine added a vinegary kick to the avocado relish, and chopped jalapeños helped flavor the beef. Shredded lettuce and alfalfa sprouts put the finishing touches on our authentic California-style burgers. Creating an indentation in the middle of the burgers ensured they cooked evenly without puffing up.