Food & Wine Pairing

Savory Beef Burgers

Burger Recipe

Yield: 8 servings
Prep: 20 minutes | Cook: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 2 1/2 lbs Ground Beef
  • 1 cup Bread Crumbs
  • 2 Tbsps Oregano, chopped
  • 2 cups Duxelle, see below
  • 8 slices Provolone Cheese
  • 8 Hamburger Buns or Kaiser Rolls
  • 8 Red Leaf Lettuce Leaves
  • 8 Large Slices of Tomato
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1/4 cup Shallots, minced
  • 2 Tbsps butter
  • 1 lb white mushrooms, diced
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • Salt and Pepper



1. Gently mix the beef, breadcrumbs, duxelle, oregano and season with salt and pepper. Form into 8 even patties.

2. Lightly butter a flat top of griddle. Brown the patties on both sides and finish in a 350 degree oven for 12‐15 minutes. Top each patty with a slice of cheese and melt.

3. Slice each roll open and butter both sides and grill bread. Place burger on the grilled bread and top with lettuce and tomato.


1. Sweat shallots in butter on low heat for 5 minutes.

2. Add mushrooms and sauté until completely dry. Season with salt and pepper. Add heavy cream and simmer until thickened. Add breadcrumbs and combine. Chill before using.


Pairing - Grand Passage

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