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Hatch Mac & Cheese Burger

Yield: 12


3 lbs

Ground Beef

12 each

Hamburger Bun

8 oz


8 oz

Onion, Yellow, Large, Carmelized

Hatch Mac & Cheese Burger


Prep Time: 30 minutes

Microwave Heating Instructions: Refrigerated

  1. Using a large spoon, scoop 12 oz. of Hatch Mac & Cheese in a Pyrex container or microwave safe bowl/container.
  2. Place a lid on the container, but do not press to seal.
  3. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  4. Remove and stir and heat for an additional 90 seconds.

NOTE: If a lid is not available, place a moist/damp paper towel over the container and heat.


Stovetop Heating Instructions: Frozen or Refrigerated

  1. Fill a soup pot or stockpot with water (halfway from the top).
  2. Place the pot on the stove and heat on high bringing the water to a boil.
  3. Add frozen or refrigerated Mac & Cheese pouch (if the water is at a raging boil, reduce to medium – high heat) to the boil water.
  4. If the Mac & Cheese was frozen, heat for 18 – 20 minutes 135°F or higher.
  5. If the Mac & Cheese was refrigerated, heat for 15 – 18 minutes 135°F or higher.


Burger Heating Instructions:

  1. Shape the beef into 4 patties (about 1⁄4 to 1⁄2 lb. each).
  2. Sprinkle with salt and pepper or your favorite house seasoning.
  3. In a fry pan or skillet over medium-high heat, cook the burgers to your desired doneness.



  1. Toast Kaiser roll or your favorite hamburger bun, in the oven or stovetop.
  2. Place 2 oz. of Arugula and caramelized onions on the bottom of the toasted hamburger bun.
  3. Place the cooked hamburger patty on top of the mixture.
  4. Portion 4 oz. of Hatch Mac & Cheese on top of each beef patty.
  5. Place the crown of the bun on top and serve.

*Information is compiled from multiple sources and may vary depending on the actual ingredients and prep methods used.