Food & Wine Pairing

Savory Beef Burgers

Burger Recipe

Serves: 8

Ingredients

Burgers:
  • 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
Duxelle:

Yield: 2 Cups

  • 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

Preparation

Burgers:

Gently mix the beef, breadcrumbs, duxelle, oregano and season with salt and pepper. Form into 8 even patties. 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. Slice each roll open and butter both sides and grill bread. Place burger on the grilled bread and top with lettuce and tomato.

Duxelle:

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

 


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