Habenero_jack Cheese - Habernaro Jack w/Recipe
Grower: Putney Farm and Friends
Price: $4.90 ( 7.36/ lb, approx 2/3 lb)
%> Available (Estimated): 146

Pepper jack cheese is a derivative of Monterey Jack, that has the intensity of spicy hot peppers for a zesty flavor. Spicy, delicate, soft & with a slightly tart flavor. Add a " kick" to sandwiches, casseroles and soups. A creamy white, smooth textured cheese flavored with Habanero peppers. Its gentle flavor and easy-to-melt quality make it a terrific cooking cheese. Perfect for spicing up traditional dishes. Suggestion Perfect shredded in casseroles and soups. For an added " kick" , slice on your favorite sandwich. Cheese is best served at room temperature. Cut off the amount needed about an hour before serving and return remainder to the refrigerator. SAUSAGE BURGERS WITH HABANERO JACK CHEESE ½ cup mayonnaise 2 teaspoons grated lime zest 1 tablespoon minced canned chipotle chilies in adobo sauce 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice salt to taste 1 pound Welch and Son Hot Sausage 2½ pounds Bar T Ranch ground beef or turkey (not lean) 4 green onions, chopped 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons ground black pepper 6 large hamburger buns 6 canned mild green chilies 6 ounces Happy Cow Creamery Habenero Jack cheese, grated In a small bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, lime zest, chipotle chilies and lime juice. Season to taste with salt. Finely chop the sausage in a food processor. Transfer to a large bowl. Add the ground meat, onions, salt, and pepper. Stir just until blended. Form into six patties. Prepare barbecue or grill for medium-high heat. Grill hamburgers to desired doneness, about 5 minutes per side for medium-rare (if you are using ground turkey, grill until fully cooked, about 8-10 minutes per side). In the last minute of cooking time, top each burger with cheese. Grill the buns until golden. Spread one side of each bun with the mayonnaise. Place a burger on each bottom half and top with a green chile. Cover with top halves of buns and serve. Serves 6 * Photo from thenibble.com