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green chile + chipotle mayo burger

Great burger for summer grilling. Loaded with flavor from bacon, chipotles, chiles and avocados.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Paleo
Servings: 4
Author: the whole smiths



  • 1-2 sweet potatoes sliced into 1/4 inch discs 1 large or 2 small
  • olive oil to drizzle
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1.5 lb. ground beef
  • 4 slices of bacon
  • 1 sweet onion
  • 1/2 c. paleo mayonnaise
  • 1 chipotle + 1 TBSP of chipotle sauce
  • 2 avocados
  • 1/4 C. chopped cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lime
  • 1 4 oz can of green chiles
  • 2 oz organic goat cheese optional
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 415*
  • In a large baking dish lay out sweet potato discs and drizzle with olive oil
  • Season sweet potatoes with salt, pepper and smoked paprika
  • Bake for 30 minutes, flipping after 15 minutes
  • Cook 4 slices of bacon until crispy and set aside
  • Meanwhile finely chop chipotle and combine with paleo mayo and a pinch of salt, refrigerate until you use it
  • Mash avocados and combine with cilantro, garlic, juice from one lime and a pinch of salt. Place in refrigerator
  • Slice onion into .5 inch discs, drizzle with olive oil and salt and pepper, place on a medium high grill and cook on each side 5-7 minutes until tender and has begun to caramelize
  • Form ground beef into patties approximately 1/4 inch thick, you should have approximately 6 patties
  • Over a medium high heat, grill each side for 3 minutes
  • To assemble burger layer sweet potato disc, chipotle mayo, beef patty, grilled onion, bacon, avocado, chiles and goat cheese
  • Top with additional sweet potato disc if desired and serve