Snooki likes to affectionately refer to herself as a meatball, so it should come as no surprise that the petite Jersey Shore star has inspired a new food item. However, we don’t think she ever thought she would inspire something so, uh, interesting.

BGR Burger announced this week that they will be bringing back their Snooki Burger in honor of her giving birth to her first baby, Lorenzo. Now, that all sounds good and delicious, but wait until you hear what the Snooki Burger actually consists of:

A beef patty topped with grilled jalapeno, a slice of Philadelphia brand cream cheese and "mojo" sauce, on a brioche bun.

Um, what? And more importantly, why? We can sort of see where they were going with the jalapeno (since Snooki is Chilean, we assume) but we don’t know what connection she has with Philly that would warrant a slice of cream cheese. And could that combo even be good? According to one Serious Eats blogger, the burger is not only unappetizing but tastes like “shame and self-tanner.” Yuck.

Now, don’t get us wrong, we love Snooki, and we would gladly stuff a burger inspired by her down our throats. But the cream cheese-and-jalapeno combo doesn’t strike us as particularly Snooki-ish or delicious. Why not try a meatball patty with mozzarella cheese? Or a beef burger topped with Italian peppers and marinara sauce? Mmm, we’re getting hungry just thinking about it.

If BGR’s burger sounds appetizing, you’ll be happy to know that the burger chain will be offering a special slider version of the Snooki burger to honor little Enzo.

Catch the next episode of Snooki & JWOWW on Thursday, August 30 at 10 p.m. ET on MTV.

Source: The Huffington Post

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