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Crispy onions and crispy beef patty filled with rich flavors

Whataburger Monterey Melt Recipe

Whataburger Monterey melt is one of the delectable burgers prepared with flavorful elements. It is filled with spicy beef patty, tangy ranch sauce, and rich toppings. Grill the patties, saute the veggies, whisk in the sauce, and club the burger with the toppings.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course copycat
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 1090 kcal


  • Griddle
  • Tongs
  • Butter Knife
  • Whisk
  • Bowl
  • Perforated Ladle


For The Burger

  • ½ pound Ground Beef
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 2 Hamburger Buns
  • 1 teaspoon Oil
  • 1 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Salt

For The Dressing

  • ½ cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Buttermilk
  • ½ cup Jalapenos
  • ½ cup Cilantro
  • teaspoon Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Ranch Seasoning

For The Toppings

  • ½ cup Onions
  • 2 sprigs Lettuce ½
  • ½ cup Poblano Pepper
  • 2 slices Monterey Jack Cheese


  • Mix ground beef with the spices and eggs. Add ground beef, eggs, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and back pepper in a bowl.
  • Combine the mixture using your hands and keep it aside for 5 minutes.
  • For preparing jalapeno ranch sauce, add mayonnaise, buttermilk, cilantro, jalapenos, minced garlic, and ranch seasoning.
  • Whisk until the sauce is creamy and smooth.
  • Moving forward, form the mixture into round-shaped patties. Gill them until golden brown and crispy to perfection.
  • Simultaneously, toast the hamburger buns with a teaspoon of butter.
  • Finally, when the patties are cooked and the buns are toasted, club the burger.
  • Smother the ranch dressing on the bottom bun of the burger.
  • Place the beef patties on the burger, followed by onions, poblano pepper, lettuce, and melted Monterey jack cheese slices.
  • Serve the Monterey melt with your favorite toppings and sides.


Calories: 1090kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 54g | Fat: 68g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 2180mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 12g
Keyword Monterey Melt, Whataburger, Whataburger Monterey Melt
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