Souther Texas-Style Beef Patties [camp fire]
Servings: 4
  • 2 pounds [900 g] ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • Seeded Jalapeņo pepper slices, to taste [optional]
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 slices Montery Jack cheese
  • Prepare a charcoal fire on the spot provided on your site; preheat until hot.
  • Shape ground beef into 8 thin patties
  • Evenly top 4 of the patties with onion dices and, if desired, Jalapeņo pepper slices.
  • Top with remaining patties.
  • Press all around sealing in filling.
  • Transfer each onto two pieces heavy al foil large enough to wrap each individually.
  • Salt and pepper patties.
  • Tightly seal patties in al foil; transfer onto hot rack over hot embers.
  • Cook for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Turn each over and cook for 15 to 20 minutes more.
  • Open-up each bundle and to each patty with a slice of Montery Jack cheese.
  • Cook for alittle longer, until cheese starts to melt.