Warp Burger

Said to have been born on July 4 th, 1891 in Tulsa, OK the hamburger its one of most popular dishes in America and ranks right up with the hotdog as a July 4th must. In fact did you know that Hamburgers and Cheeseburgers comprise 71% of the beef servings in commercial restaurants in the United States and that the average American consumes about 30 pounds of hamburgers a year? In Azeroth we have a few burgers that our characters can devour, like the Warp Burger, though I doubt they ever eat 30 pounds worth a year of it. When I went to think of a nice juicy burgers that was unique and could live up to a name like the Warp Burger I immediately thought of one of my favorite three burger recipes; The Stuffed Burger.

 

Stuffed Burger

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce (recommended: Frank’s Red Hot) Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 strips bacon, diced
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup grated sharp Cheddar
  • 4 burger buns
  • Lettuce, tomato, pickles for garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat grill to medium.
  2. In a bowl combine beef, garlic, hot sauce, salt and pepper, to taste, being careful not to over mix.
  3. Warm a skillet over medium heat and fry bacon until crispy. Remove to a paper towel-lined plate to drain.
  4. Keep heat on skillet and fry a pinch of the beef in the bacon fat to test seasoning.
  5. Adjust seasoning, if needed, then form 8 even thin patties, about 1/2-inch thick and set aside. Saute onions in bacon fat in skillet until tender, 5 minutes.
  6. Place onions and bacon in a bowl with cheese.
  7. Form a spoonful of bacon-cheese mixture into a ball, then place in the center of 4 patties. Top each with another patty and seal the edges.
  8. Grill burgers over medium-high heat, flipping once until desired doneness is reached, approximately 4 minutes each side for medium.
  9. Serve in buns with garnishes.
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Posted on June 30, 2011, in Food Recipe and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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