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Category: Main Dishes

The Ultimate Green Chile Cheeseburger

A few weeks ago, I ate at the Cheesecake Factory for the first time.  After spending 20+ minutes and a glass of wine looking through their menu, I selected their green chile cheeseburger.  After all, I love green chile, and it’s hard to go wrong with a good burger, right? When the waiter brought out my cheeseburger, I think I actually gasped.  It was soo pretty!  The burger was made with toasted bread, topped with a patty smothered in green chile and topped with cheese, then there were crispy fried tortilla strips on top of the cheese, and a pico de gallo on top.  It is amazingly delicious. Hands down, this is the best green chile cheeseburger I had ever had. And I have had a lot of green chile cheeseburgers! As I do with all food in restaurants that amazes me, I knew I had to recreate…