Beef Burger with Prosciutto and Blue Cheese

Indulge in the luxurious embrace of flavors with the Beef Burger with Prosciutto and Blue Cheese.

This culinary masterpiece brings together the rich, robust taste of prime beef, the salty sophistication of prosciutto, and the bold, tangy essence of blue cheese, creating a symphony of flavors in every bite.

Ingredients:

For the Beef Patty:

  • 500g high-quality ground beef (80% lean, 20% fat)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Additional Toppings:

  • 4 slices of prosciutto
  • 100g blue cheese, crumbled
  • Fresh arugula leaves
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 brioche burger buns, toasted

For the Garlic Mayo:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:

Preparing the Beef Patty:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic powder.
  2. Gently mix the ingredients until just combined, being careful not to overwork the meat.
  3. Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions and shape each into a patty.
  4. Preheat your grill or skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Cook the patties for 3-4 minutes on each side for medium-rare, or until they reach your desired level of doneness.
  6. Let the patties rest for a few minutes before assembling the burger.

Preparing the Garlic Mayo:

  1. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, minced garlic, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  2. Mix well until the ingredients are fully incorporated.
  3. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Assembling the Burger:

  1. Spread a generous amount of garlic mayo on the bottom half of each toasted brioche bun.
  2. Place a beef patty on top of the mayo.
  3. Add a slice of prosciutto on top of the beef patty.
  4. Sprinkle a generous amount of crumbled blue cheese over the prosciutto.
  5. Add a few fresh arugula leaves and some slices of red onion.
  6. Cap with the top half of the brioche bun.

Serving:

  • Serve immediately with a side of truffle fries or a light garden salad.

Time:

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 25 minutes

Serves:

  • 4 divine burgers

Description:

The Beef Burger with Prosciutto and Blue Cheese is a true feast for the senses, elegantly balancing rich, savory, salty, and tangy flavors. The beef patty, succulent and juicy, serves as the perfect foundation, its meatiness enhanced by the Worcestershire sauce and garlic powder.

The prosciutto adds a luxurious touch, its salty richness elevating the burger to new heights. The blue cheese is the star of the show, its bold and tangy flavor cutting through the richness of the meat and adding a complex layer of taste. The arugula provides a peppery bite, while the red onion brings a slight crunch and sweetness, balancing the overall profile of the burger.

All of these exquisite components are encased in a toasted brioche bun, soft and buttery, providing the perfect vessel for this gourmet delight. Perfect for those seeking a burger experience out of the ordinary, the Beef Burger with Prosciutto and Blue Cheese promises a journey through flavors that are as sophisticated as they are delicious.

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