Saturday, May 25, 2013

Buffalo Sauce Burgers Stuffed With Blue Cheese Recipe!

Makes 6 burgers

4 tablespoons butter, cut in small pieces
1/3 cup mild hot sauce (they mentioned Durkee, I used Frank's RedHot)
1/2 cup finely crumbled blue cheese
1 tablespoon minced garlic (you may want to use less if you're not a big fan of garlic)
2 lbs 85% lean ground beef or 2 lbs ground buffalo meat
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1/3 cup finely chopped onion
6 hamburger buns, split


1 Melt butter and whisk in hot sauce.
2 Mix blue cheese and garlic in a small bowl.
3 Using your hands, gently mix beef (or buffalo), celery seed, onion and 1/4 cup hot sauce mixture in a medium bowl until blended. Form into 12 patties, using a light touch; the patties should be about 4 1/2 inches in diameter and no more than 1/2 inch thick.
4 Spoon about 2 teaspoons of cheese-garlic mixture in center of 6 patties, then top with remaining patties and press together, sealing edges.
5 Cover and refrigerate until ready to grill. (Even if you aren't making these ahead of time, I think they hold together better after a little chill time).
6 Heat grill to medium and oil grate.
7 Grill burgers about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until cooked to taste. (I'll only eat ground beef cooked well, so I cooked a bit longer.) Brush with remaining hot sauce mixture during last 2 minutes of cooking. Toast buns if you like.
8 (I couldn't think of many traditional condiments I wanted on this burger, so I just ate mine with extra buffalo sauce and lettuce).


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