Denny s Southwest Burger Recipe

How To Make Denny s Southwest Burger Recipe

A juicy beef patty topped with crispy bacon, melted pepper jack cheese, spicy chipotle mayo, and fresh pico de gallo all on a sesame seed bun.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 4 slices of bacon
  • 4 slices of pepper jack cheese
  • 4 sesame seed buns
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1/2 cup pico de gallo
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat grill or skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. In a mixing bowl, season the ground beef with salt and pepper, and form into 4 equal patties.

  3. Cook bacon slices in a skillet until crispy, and set aside.

  4. Grill or pan-fry the beef patties until cooked to desired doneness, approximately 3-4 minutes per side for medium.

  5. In a separate bowl, mix together mayonnaise and chopped chipotle peppers to create the chipotle mayo.

  6. Toast sesame seed buns on the grill or in a skillet.

  7. Assemble the burgers by spreading chipotle mayo on the bottom bun, followed by the beef patty, crispy bacon, slice of pepper jack cheese, and a spoonful of pico de gallo.

  8. Add the top bun and serve hot.


  • Calories : 663kcal
  • Total Fat : 40g
  • Saturated Fat : 14g
  • Cholesterol : 138mg
  • Sodium : 973mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 30g
  • Dietary Fiber : 2g
  • Sugar : 5g
  • Protein : 44g
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