The Gruyere-Onion Burgers

Burgers with Gruyere Cheese and Onions

Burgers are something I eat fairly often. Truth be told, it’s rare I let a week go by with out some kind of burger making it’s way onto my plate. From Burger King, McDonald’s, Five Guys, or Wendy’s to fancy half-pound monsters at a steak joint, I’ve had plenty. And that doesn’t even cover the many, many burgers I create myself. That said, I haven’t put a great burger up here on the blog. 

There is a reason for that. The truth is that most burgers are just, well, burgers. There are a million things you can do to dress them up. But in the end, they’re just toppings and there isn’t much else to do with them. Well, for once I’ve found a burger that’s worthy to put up here.

This burger starts with french onions and Gruyere cheese built right into the burger mix, which includes the best Angus beef I could find. And then, we have fresh, local, juicy — to die for — tomatoes. There really isn’t much more I could ask for. So give it a try. You’ll be glad you did.

Gruyere-Onion Burgers
Serves 2
These burgers have french onions and Gruyere cheese built right into the burger mix. And we have fresh, local tomatoes, too.
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Ingredients
  1. 1 1/3 pound Angus beef with about 15% fat content
  2. 1 onion, grilled to a deep char ahead of time
  3. 2/3 pound Gruyere cheese, cut into small chunks
  4. Lettuce
  5. Tomatoes
  6. Pickle slices
  7. Mayonnaise
  8. Dijon mustard
Instructions
  1. Mix the burger, onions and cheese together and shape into 1/3 pound patties.
  2. Trim the buns into three pieces. Toast the buns, and add the remaining ingredients to the buns.
  3. Grill the burgers and add them to the buns.
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