Big Blue Burgers

Big Blue Burgers

Prep Time Prep: 10m Cook Time Cook: 14m Total Time Total: 24m

Yield: 4 burgers

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main-dish

  • 1 1/3 pounds ground sirloin
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire
  • A handful chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1 shallot or boiling onion, minced
  • 1/2 pound crumbled blue cheese
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
  • Steak seasoning, or, coarse salt and black pepper
  • 4 crusty rolls, split
  • Romaine lettuce leaves
  • Vine ripe tomato slices
  • Blue cheese dressing (homemade or store bought)
  1. Combine first 4 ingredients and divide meat into 4 equal amounts. When forming each patty, nestle a pile of blue cheese crumbles into the center of the meat, and gently form patty around cheese.
  2. Brush or drizzle burgers with extra-virgin olive oil and grill on indoor electric grill preheated to high for 7 to 8 minutes on each side. On an outdoor grill, cook 6 minutes on each side 6 inches from hot coals or over medium high gas flame with the grill lid closed. For preparation with no additional oil, broil 4 inches from broiler 7 minutes on each side.
  3. Serve burgers on split rolls with lettuce, tomato, and blue cheese dressing.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 pounds ground sirloin
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire
  • A handful chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1 shallot or boiling onion, minced
  • 1/2 pound crumbled blue cheese
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
  • Steak seasoning, or, coarse salt and black pepper
  • 4 crusty rolls, split
  • Romaine lettuce leaves
  • Vine ripe tomato slices
  • Blue cheese dressing (homemade or store bought)

Instructions

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients and divide meat into 4 equal amounts. When forming each patty, nestle a pile of blue cheese crumbles into the center of the meat, and gently form patty around cheese.
  2. Brush or drizzle burgers with extra-virgin olive oil and grill on indoor electric grill preheated to high for 7 to 8 minutes on each side. On an outdoor grill, cook 6 minutes on each side 6 inches from hot coals or over medium high gas flame with the grill lid closed. For preparation with no additional oil, broil 4 inches from broiler 7 minutes on each side.
  3. Serve burgers on split rolls with lettuce, tomato, and blue cheese dressing.