3/4 pound ground chuck
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 small yellow onion, minced (about 1/3 cup)
1/3 cup shredded pepper-jack cheese
1 teaspoon garlic powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
5-6 dashes hot sauce, or to taste
Preheat grill or broiler to medium high heat. In large bowl, combine all ingredients until well incorporated.
Form into twelve 2.5-inch patties. Cook 2-3 minutes per side. Serve with star buns and your favorite condiments.