Smoky Jalapeño Burger

1 pound ground beef, shaped into 4 patties
Oil, for cooking
4 burger buns
2-3 jalapeños, sliced
4 slices pepper Jack cheese
Chipotle aioli

Add a splash of oil to a large pan. Season patties generously with salt and pepper, and cook on medium heat, 3-5 minutes per side or until cooked as desired. With about one minute left, add cheese to patties and cover with a lid to melt.
Meanwhile, add a splash of oil to a small pan; add sliced jalapeños and heat on medium-low, 5-10 minutes.
Top burgers with patties, jalapeños, and chipotle aioli, and serve.

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