Detroit Summer Beer Fest Burgers - New York News

Detroit Summer Beer Fest Burgers

Posted: Updated:
(WJBK) -

For more information on the Summer Beer Fest, click HERE.

Westborn Market
Blue Cheese and Bacon Burgers


Ingredients:
1 tbsp onion powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ground black pepper (freshly)
8 ozs blue cheese (crumbled)
12 slices thick-cut bacon (cooked and drained on paper towels and then broken into bits)
6 hamburger buns (large, preferably homemade)
1/2 tsp salt
2 lbs ground sirloin
2 tbsps olive oil

Instructions:
  In a large bowl, mix ground beef, onion powder, salt and pepper until just combined. Add Blue Cheese and bacon bits. Do not over mix, or your patties will be tough. 
  Divide into six portions and form patties, without pressing too hard. They should be uniform in thickness. Smooth out any cracks using your fingers. Make these right before you grill them, so they stay at room temperature. 
  Preheat your grill, grill pan or cast-iron skillet to high heat Use olive oil to coat grill grates and add burger patties. If using a grill, cover with the lid.
  Cook until the crust that forms on the bottom of the burger releases it from the pan or grate — about 3-5 minutes. Gently test, but don't flip it until it gets to this point. When burgers lift up easily, flip and grill another 3-5 minutes for medium. 
  Remove patties carefully using a metal spatula and transfer to buns. Top with caramelized onions and more Blue cheese and bacon if desired and serve immediately.

Beer Pairing:
Try with any Pale Ale or a IPA.


Sharp Cheddar Cheese and Bacon Burgers

Ingredients:
1 tbsp onion powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ground black pepper (freshly)
8 ozs sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)
12 slices thick-cut bacon (cooked and drained on paper towels and then broken into bits)
6 hamburger buns (large, preferably homemade)
1/2 tsp salt
2 lbs ground sirloin
2 tbsps olive oil

Instructions:
  In a large bowl, mix ground beef, onion powder, salt and pepper until just combined. Add Cheddar Cheese and bacon bits. Do not over mix, or your patties will be tough. 
  Divide into six portions and form patties, without pressing too hard. They should be uniform in thickness. Smooth out any cracks using your fingers. Make these right before you grill them, so they stay at room temperature. 
  Preheat your grill, grill pan or cast-iron skillet to high heat Use olive oil to coat grill grates and add burger patties. If using a grill, cover with the lid.
  Cook until the crust that forms on the bottom of the burger releases it from the pan or grate — about 3-5 minutes. Gently test, but don't flip it until it gets to this point. When burgers lift up easily, flip and grill another 3-5 minutes for medium. 
  Remove patties carefully using a metal spatula and transfer to buns. Top with caramelized onions and more Blue cheese and bacon if desired and serve immediately.

Beer Pairing:
Try with Amber Ale-We like Fat Tire Amber Ale!

  • FoodMore>>

  • How to rehydrate dried coconut

    How to rehydrate dried coconut

    Nothing beats the satisfaction of cracking open a fresh coconut. But if fresh coconuts aren't readily available, check out this trick.
    Nothing beats the satisfaction of cracking open a fresh coconut. But if fresh coconuts aren't readily available, check out this trick.
  • Bumper crop of cucumbers? Here's what to do

    Bumper crop of cucumbers? Here's what to do

    Cucumbers are one of the most prolific veggies, to the point where you may feel overwhelmed thinking of ways to use them up. Here are some suggestions to help you deal with nature's bounty.
    Cucumbers are one of the most prolific veggies, to the point where you may feel overwhelmed thinking of ways to use them up. Here are some suggestions to help you deal with nature's bounty.
  • Fridge raid

    Fridge raid

    Raiding the fridge for leftovers is a late night tradition.
    Raiding the fridge for leftovers is a late night tradition.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices