Deck Dinners: Blue Cheese stuffed burger with Red Onion and Spinach


These burgers are to die for! We had these awesome burgers at my mother in laws a while ago. I just could not stop thinking about them this month, and I had to make it. The only problem with the burgers was that they shrunk a little as they cooked. While said shrunk burgers would be great for small burger buns they were a tad to small for the big Kisser rolls I bought. I loved the different textures of the toasted bun, red onion, spinach…and the mild blue cheese flavor.

Blue Cheese Stuffed Burger with Red onion and Spinach

1 Ib ground beef

1 T Worcestershire sauce

1 t freshly ground black pepper

1/3 to 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese (2 oz)

1 medium red onion, sliced crosswise

olive oil

1 cup fresh baby spinach

4 hamburgers buns, split

1. In bowl combine beef, Worcestershire sauce, and black pepper. On waxed paper, shape into eight thin 4 inch diameter patties. Place 1 T of the blue cheese in center of four of the patties. Top with remaining four patties; pinch edges to seal.

2. Brush onion slices with olive oil; sprinkle with salt.

3. Place burgers and onions directly over medium high heat. Grill 5 minutes per side or until no pink remains in burger. Brush cut sides of buns with olive oil. Grill, cut side down, the last minute of grilling.

4. Serve burgers on buns with grilled onions, spinach, and remaining cheese.

Fresh Side

Make a salad by tossing chopped tomatoes and cucumbers with lemon juice, olive oil, and a little thyme

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