Posts Tagged ‘Beef’

Ménage a Trois Burger

Mushroom Duxelle

Ingredients
2 cups shallot minced
2 cups garlic minced
1 cup serrano minced
10lbs button mushrooms minced
1⁄2 bottle white wine
Salt
Pepper
3 bunch parsley finely minced
1⁄2 cup oil

Directions
1. coat pan with oil
2. add shallot, garlic, and serrano to hot oil, sweat until shallots and serrano’s begin to tender
3. season with salt
4. deglaze with wine until au sec
5. add mushroom and stir frequently until mixture is au sec
6. taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper
7. take off of heat and lay out on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper
8. cool in walk in
9. once cooled toss in the parsley

Burger Patty

Ingredients
2.5oz mushroom duxelle
2.5oz ground beef
2.5oz Mexican chorizo
1.25oz blue cheese crumbles

Directions
1. mix duxelle, beef, chorizo and blue cheese crumbles in a bowl until all ingredients are well combined
2. form into a ball and flatten into a patty

Cilantro Lime Cayenne Aioli

Ingredients
I bunch Cilantro
2 Lime (juice)
1⁄4cup Cayenne
1qt Mayo
Salt

Directions
1. Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl

Burger

Ingredients
1oz Cambozola
1⁄2oz Pasilla chile roasted, peeled, deseeded, julienned
1⁄4oz Serrano deseeded and julienned
1⁄2oz Red onion sliced
1⁄2oz button mushroom sliced
2oz Arugula
1⁄2tbsp Demi glaze
1⁄4oz Cilantro lime cayenne aioli
1 onion bun (5’’)
Melted butter
Salt

Burger Assembly
1. cook patty on flat top (patty will be too soft for the grill)
2. while patty cooks, in a pan sauté pasilla, serrano, mushrooms, and red onion
3. brush onion bun with butter and place on flat top to toast
4. season veggie mixture with salt and glaze with the demi glaze
5. once patty is medium add cambozola to the patty and allow cheese to melt (patty should be medium well by then)
6. on bottom bun spread cilantro lime cayenne aioli
7. top with patty
8. on top of patty place the veggie and demi glaze mixture (taste to adjust seasoning)
9. top with top bun
10. serve with fries
11. enjoy with a pint of Dog Fish Head Midas Touch

Beef and Maitake Mushroom Meatball Burgers with Tomato Butter Sauce

This blend burger combines 12 ounces of maitake mushrooms with 1.25 pounds ground beef and 2 ounces of ground bacon.

Serves: 4

Ingredients

Tomato Butter Sauce:
25 oz whole peeled tomatoes – puréed and strained
4 oz butter, unsalted

Burger Patties:
1⁄4 c olive oil
12 oz maitake mushrooms,
or any mushroom of choice
1 1⁄4 lbs ground beef
2 oz ground bacon
6 oz fresh ricotta
2 oz grated pecorino-romano
1 egg plus 1 yolk
A few swipes fresh nutmeg
4 fresh sage leaves, finely chopped
1 oz fresh breadcrumbs, about 1 slice fresh bread

To Serve:
4 oz Italian provolone picante, shredded
4 brioche hamburger buns Salt to taste

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 ̊F.

Tomato Butter Sauce:
Place tomatoes and butter in a large sauce pot. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook for 20 minutes, season gently with salt. Set aside.

Burger Patties:
Break maitake mushrooms into large chunks. Warm a large sauté pan over medium-high heat, add olive oil and mushrooms, cook until tender and golden. Season lightly with salt, cool completely. Place mushrooms in a food processor and pulse several times to 1⁄4-inch pieces.

In a large bowl, combine mushrooms, beef, ground bacon, ricotta, pecorino-romano, eggs, nutmeg, sage leaves, breadcrumbs and 1 3⁄4 tablespoons salt, mix well. Form into four 8-ounce, oval balls. Place patties on an ovenproof tray, atten slightly and spoon over 2⁄3 of the tomato butter sauce. Cover tray with foil and bake for 1 hour, turning the tray 180 degrees after 30 minutes.

To serve, toast brioche buns, place a warm burger patty on bun, top with 1-ounce provolone cheese and warm sauce. Top with bun and serve.

Argyll Whiskey Beer’s “Fungi” Burger

Serves: 10-15, 6 ounce portions

Ingredients

5 lbs. 80/20 Ground beef
4 lbs. cremini mushrooms
3 tbsp garlic

Directions

Fine dice mushrooms and mince garlic, dry in sauté pan over low heat.
Cool mushrooms, fold into meat.
Cook medium, and serve with butter braised leeks and gruyere.

Earth & Turf Burger

A blend of mushrooms and meat make up the patty of this Earth & Turf Burger courtesy of Chef Richard Blais.

Yield: 8 burgers plus an extra taste!

Ingredients:

Burger Blend – Mushrooms
12 ounces portabella mushrooms
9 ounces shiitake mushroom caps
9 ounces button mushrooms

Burger Blend – Meat*
12 ounces beef chuck
9 ounces beef short rib
9 ounces beef brisket
*You may also use a freshly ground, 20% fat store bought blend.

Directions:

Patty Preparation
1. In a pan with high-quality butter, roast the mushroom blend until golden. Then sprinkle with salt, pepper and a squeeze of lemon juice.
2. Place on a paper towel and cool.
3. In a grinder, grind the roasted mushrooms.
4. Use paper towel to blot out any remaining moisture.
5. Gently fold the cooked mushroom grind and beef grind together.
6. Form into ¾ inch thick patties.

Patty Seasoning
1 tsp Worcestershire powder
½ tsp garlic powder
½ tsp onion powder
½ tsp Porcini mushroom powder
Salt & pepper to taste

Cooking Instructions
1. Season burger with the spice blend and salt and pepper on both sides.
2. Cook in a pan or on a hot grill for 3-4 minutes per side.
3. If cooking in a pan, toss in a pat of butter and sprigs of rosemary and thyme. Baste the burger as it cooks.

Condiment Options
Brioche or burger bun
Mushroom Ketchup (recipe below)
Mushroom Mayo (recipe below)
Caramelized onion
Sliced Gruyere cheese
Bread & butter pickles

The Build
1. Toast a brioche or burger bun in butter or olive oil.
2. Spread the Mushroom Ketchup and Mushroom Mayo on the bottom bun.
3. Next add caramelized onions followed by burger patty topped with melting Gruyere cheese.
4. Finish with bread & butter pickles and top bun.

Mushroom Ketchup
1 tsp curry powder
¼ cup low sodium soy sauce
2 cups shiitake mushroom stems
2 cups water
3 tbsp ketchup
3 tbsp hoisin sauce
3 tbsp orange juice

1. In a pot, boil the curry powder, soy sauce, shiitake stems and water until it reduces to approximately ½ cup of liquid.
2. Strain and add the ketchup, hoisin sauce and orange juice.
3. Stir until combined and smooth.

Mushroom Mayo
1 quart button mushrooms
1 cup heavy cream
1 cup mayonnaise
Salt & white pepper to taste
½ tsp white truffle oil

1. Simmer the button mushrooms in the cream for 15 minutes.
2. Puree the mixture in a blender until completely smooth.
3. Add the mayonnaise and seasonings and combine thoroughly.

Curry Tomato and Cremini Mushroom Shakshuka

Shakshuka is a traditional dish from Israel that incorporates a spicy tomato stew and poached eggs.This version is  taken it to the next level by adding finely chopped crimini mushrooms, ground sirloin, and curry.

Serves 4

Ingredients

1 tablespoon of olive oil
½ small diced sweet onion
3 finely minced cloves of garlic
1 cup of finely chopped crimini mushrooms
½ pound of 90/10 ground sirloin
1 tablespoons of red curry paste
1 teaspoon of garam masala
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
28 ounce can of whole plum tomatoes in juice
1 tablespoon of tomato paste
4 eggs
toasted baguette slices
Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

Directions

Preheat the broiler to low heat.

In a large cast iron skillet on high heat with olive oil, add in the onions and garlic and sauté until lightly brown, about 6 to 8 minutes.

Next, add in the ground sirloin and mushrooms and cook until the meat is browned and cooked through out.

Stir in the curry paste, garam masala and soy sauce until combined. Pour in the tomatoes, stir and bring to a boil. Whisk in tomato paste to thicken and season with salt and pepper.

Crack 4 eggs right on top of the shakshuka and cook the pan under the broiler on low heat for 4 to 6 minutes or until the eggs are cooked. Season the eggs with salt and pepper and serve alongside some toasted baguette slices.

Serve up this, or any shakshuka for that matter, with some sliced toasty baguette bread so you can dip and scoop out all that deliciousness!

Muffin Tin Meatloaves

A serving of vegetables has made their way into these mini chicken mushroom meatloaves, but you wouldn’t know it. The mushrooms and carrot help keep the meatloaf moist while adding flavour and nutrients. Make a big batch in advance and freeze for up to 1 month.

Prep Time: 10 mins.
Cook Time: 30 mins.
Makes : 12 Mini Meatloaves

Ingredients

8 oz (227 g) fresh crimini mushrooms
1 lb (500 g) ground chicken
1/4 small onion, finely diced
1/4 cup (60 mL) grated carrot
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp (2 mL) Worcestershire sauce
3/4 cup (175 mL) breadcrumbs
1 egg
1/2 tsp (2 mL) Italian herbs
3 tbsp (45 mL) mustard
3 tbsp (45 mL) brown sugar
1/3 cup (75 mL) ketchup

Direction

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F/175°C.
2. Place mushrooms in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Pulse until finely chopped.
3. In a large mixing bowl, combine mushrooms, chicken, onion, carrot, garlic, Worcestershire, breadcrumbs, egg and Italian herbs; mix until evenly combined.
4. Spray muffin tin with non-stick spray. Fill each tin cup to the top with meat mixture.
5. In a small bowl mix together mustard, sugar and ketchup. Spread sauce evenly over top of each meatloaf. Tent tray lightly with foil. Bake for 20 minutes and then remove foil cover. Bake for an additional 10 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 165°F/74°C. Serve with a side of mash potatoes and steamed green beans.

Chili Loaded Baked Potatoes

Looking for a weeknight meal that comes together in a snap? These Mexican style baked potatoes combine all the fun flavours of Mexico into a meal the whole family will love.

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 1 hr.
Serves: 6

Ingredients

6 large russet potatoes
8 oz (227g) fresh crimini mushrooms
1 small onion, finely chopped
1/2 lb (225g) lean ground beef
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 package Tex-Mex seasoning
2 tbsp adobo peppers in chipotle sauce, puréed
1 can (769 mL) diced tomatoes
1/2 cup (125 ml) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup (250 mL) frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed
1 cup (250 mL) shredded cheddar cheese
¼ cup (60 mL) fresh chopped cilantro

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400°F/204°C. Pierce potatoes, several times, with a fork and place on a baking tray. Bake for 45-60 minutes, or until softened all the way through.
2. While potatoes bake, place mushrooms in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Pulse until finely chopped.
3. In a large saucepan, brown mushrooms, onion and beef, approximately 10 minutes. Add garlic, Tex-Mex seasoning, adobo peppers and tomatoes. Simmer 15-20 minutes allowing flavours to combine and sauce to thicken.
4. Split baked potatoes lengthwise and spoon in meat mixture. Top with black beans, corn cheddar cheese and chopped cilantro. Serve with a side of salsa, sour cream and guacamole.

Cheeseburger Quesadillas

Nothing will get the family’s attention like a cheeseburger quesadilla. Filled with all your favourite traditional burger toppings, this fun new way to eat a “cheeseburger” will surely have the kids asking for seconds.

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 15 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients

8 oz (227g) fresh crimini mushrooms
1 small onion, finely chopped
1/2 lb (225g) lean ground beef
1 clove garlic, minced
8 (8 inch) flour tortillas
2 cups cheddar cheese
½ small red onion, sliced
2 small roma tomatoes, thinly sliced
¼ cup (60 mL) dill pickles, sliced
1 cup (250 mL) shredded lettuce

Burger Sauce:
½ cup (125 mL) Miracle Whip
2 tbsp (30 mL) ketchup
2 tbsp (30 mL) yellow mustard
2 tbsp (30 mL) relish
2 tbsp (30 mL) onion, finely diced
1 tsp (5 mL) white sugar

Directions

1. Place mushrooms in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Pulse until finely chopped.
2. In a large saucepan, brown mushrooms until moisture has been released, approximately 5-6 minutes. Add onion, beef and garlic, continue to cook for 10 minutes or until ground beef is cooked through.
3. Meanwhile, combine all burger sauce ingredients in a bowl. Set aside.
4. Place one tortilla in the bottom of a dry grill pan. Sprinkle with cheese, red onion, tomatoes, and dill pickles. Spoon on meat mixture. Top with the second tortilla. If your grill pan comes with a Panini press (lid) place preheated press on top of tortilla. If no press is available, carefully flip the quesadilla over using a spatula.
5. Remove from skillet and cut into wedges. Serve topped with fresh shredded lettuce and burger sauce.

Mushroom Bacon Butter Burgers

The mushrooms are pulsed to a perfect consistency and then are blended in with our ground beef. Add a few slices of bacon and the cheese of your choice and you’re all set to serve up a this divine burger worthy of any of your summer grill fests.

Yield 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

1.75 pounds ground beef
4 ounces fresh mushrooms – pulsed
kosher salt/black pepper
2 tablespoons unsalted butter – cut into 6 equal portions
6 slices cooked bacon
6 slices cheese
6 hamburger buns

Directions

Into a large mixing bowl add: ground beef, mushrooms. Season with salt and pepper. Mix to combine.

Freeform 6 equal sized hamburger patties. Press 1 cube of cut butter into the middle of each patty. Set aside.

Preheat a grill pan over medium -high heat. Place patties onto grill pan (working in batches if necessary). Grill until at desired doneness. Flipping half way through.

Top patties with cheese during last minute of cooking and cover with pan with lid so that cheese melts. Prior to serving top with a slice of bacon.

Mushroom Beef and Swiss Burgers

If you are on the hunt for the ultimate burger look no further. This burger is full of flavor, is ultra moist, as well as drip down your chin juicy.

Ingredients:

1 pound ground beef
1 pound cremini mushrooms, stemmed and cleaned
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
3/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup swiss cheese, shredded
1/2 cup yellow onion, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 hamburger buns
lettuce
extra swiss cheese
mayonnaise
dijon mustard
** can also add tomatoes and pickles if you like

Directions

  1. Finely chop 1/2 pound of the mushrooms using a food processor.
  2. Add the mushrooms to the beef along with the salt and pepper. Using your hands mix well.
  3. Equally divide the meat into 4 balls.
  4. Make an indention in each ball, stuff with the shredded cheese and form into a patty. Set aside on a plate.
  5. Thinly slice the remaining mushrooms.
  6. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat, add the onions and cook until soft. About 3 minutes.
  7. Add the mushrooms, stir and cook over medium low heat until golden and lightly caramelized. About 5 – 8 minutes.
  8. Heat your indoor or outdoor grill, and lightly coat with a little olive oil to prevent the burgers from sticking.
  9. Place the burgers on the grill. Cook for 4 – 6 minutes each side for medium rare. If you use a meat thermometer the temperature should be between 145 – 150.
  10. If you want more cheese on your burger, add to the top after flipping the burgers.
  11. Prepare your buns with the condiments, top with a burger and the extra mushroom mixture.
  12. Serve.
  13. Eat.

Muenster Stuffed Veal and Mushroom Burger

Ingredients

16 oz. Veal Ground
8 oz. White Button Mushrooms, chopped fine
3 oz. Bread Crumbs
3 oz. Milk
1 tbsp. Garlic Powder
1 tsp Onion Powder
1 tbsp. Salt
1 tsp. Black Pepper
3 tbsp. Parsley, chopped
4-6 ea. Muenster Cheese Sliced
4-6 ea. Ciabatta Rolls

Topping
2 tbsp. Canola Oil
6 oz. White Button Mushrooms Sliced
1/4 cup Steak sauce
2 tbsp. Parsley, chopped

Directions

1. In a medium sized bowl, mix the veal, chopped mushrooms, bread crumbs, milk, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, black pepper and chopped parsley to incorporate.

2. Form the meat mixture in 8-12 burgers, about 2 1/2 oz. per patty. Place one slice of Muenster cheese on half of the burgers and top with the second burger. Seal the two burgers together.

3. To make the topping, heat canola oil in a medium sauté pan. Add the mushrooms and brown for 2-3 minutes. Add the steak sauce, and chopped parsley. Stir to incorporate. Reserve warm.

4. Grill each burger for 2-3 minutes each side or until the burgers reach an internal temperature of 160°f.

5. Serve on toasted Ciabatta rolls and top with 2 tbsp. of mushroom topping.

Nutrition information

Per serving: 355 k/Cal; 21 g protein; 37 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 13 g fat; 4 g saturated fat; 57 mg cholesterol; 819 mg sodium.

Mushroom, Blue Cheese, and Caramelized Onion Burger

A combination of mushrooms finely chopped and simply folded into some ground sirloin add a few seasonings, grill, and top with caramelized onions, bacon, blue cheese and crispy onion rings.

Yield: Makes 4 burgers

Ingredients

For the Burger:
2 pounds of 85/15 ground sirloin
1 cup of cremini mushrooms
1 cup of domestic mushrooms
soy sauce to taste
Worcestershire to taste
Tabasco to taste
2 tablespoons of olive oil, or bacon fat drippings from the cooked bacon
Kosher salt and cracked black pepper to taste

For the Toppings:
2 thickly sliced sweet onions
1 teaspoon of unsalted butter
1 teaspoon of sugar
blue cheese crumbles
8 crispy cooked bacon strips
cooked onion rings
8 slices of mozzarella cheese
4 toasted brioche buns

Directions

1. Caramelized onions: In a large sauté pan on medium high heat add in the butter and caramelize the onions until golden brown. Add in the sugar to help brown. Note: May take up to 30 to 40 minutes to caramelize.
2. Preheat the grill to high (450° to 550°).
3. Burger: Add the mushrooms to a food processor and blend until smooth. Add the pureed mushrooms to a large bowl and thoroughly mix together with the ground sirloin, soy sauce, Worcestershire, Tabasco, salt and pepper. Form 8 patties with your hands and set on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper.
4. Brush the burgers with the olive oil, season them lightly with salt and pepper, and add them to the grill oiled side down. Once they are on the grill brush the other side with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown grill marks have been formed or to your desired internal temperature have been achieved.
5. To keep the flames down use ice cubes were fire is consuming the burger to help tone down the flames and smoke.
6. Toast the brioche buns on the grill for 2 minutes until crispy.
7. To serve: place 1 cooked burger patty down on the brioche bun followed up with a slice of mozzarella cheese and then repeat the process again. Add on 2 tablespoons of the caramelized onions, 2 strips of bacon, and then 1 tablespoon of the blue cheese crumbles. Top it off with a few cooked onions rings, and then of course the top of the bun. Enjoy!