28 oz. ground Angus beef
4 oz. mushrooms, finely chopped (shiitake or crimini)
1 medium shallot, small dice
6 slices pickled Serrano peppers (finely chopped)
2 Tbsps. your favorite barbecue sauce
1 tsp. ancho powder or chili powder
1 tsp. chipotle powder
½ tsp. ground cumin
kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste
4 slices Pepper Jack cheese
roasted poblano peppers, as needed for topping
prepared corn salsa, as needed for topping
1. In food processor pulse shallot, jalapeno, barbecue sauce and all spices until a chunky puree forms.
2. Transfer puree to medium bowl and mix in ground beef and mushrooms. Do not mix too much. Form mixture into 4 patties. Let rest in refrigerator for about 1 hour. Season with salt and pepper. Grill to desired temperature.
3. Top with cheese, roasted poblano peppers, corn salsa and barbecue sauce.