Thursday, October 21, 2010
Blue Cheese Burgers
The blue cheese and caramelized onions are perfect toppings for this burger. This recipe is quick and easy but looks and tastes very impressive!
2 tsp olive oil
4 cups onion (sliced)
1/2 tsp salt
1 lb ground sirloin
2 tbsp onion (grated)
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1/8 tsp black pepper
2 garlic cloves (minced)
1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
4 hamburger buns
4 green leaf lettuce leaves
4 slices of tomato (about 1/4 inch thick)
1. Heat large skillet over medium heat. Add oil to pan. Add sliced onion and 1/4 tsp salt; cook 18 minutes or until golden, stirring occasionally.
2. Combine 1/4 tsp salt, beef, grated onion, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, & garlic in bowl. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2 inch thick patty. *Make a dimple in the middle of each patty with your fingers that will insure a flat patty once it is cooked instead of a dome!
3. Spray grill rack or non-stick pan with cooking spray. Grill 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Top each patty with 1 tbsp of cheese during the last 2 minutes of cooking.
4. Grill or toast buns. Place the bottom halves of buns on plates, top each with one lettuce leaf, one tomato slice, 1 patty, 1/4 cup of onion, and one roll top.
*I served these burgers with sweet potato fries.