Finalist #1 -All-Star
David won the 2008! David is using his winning recipe with a few “tweaks” of perfection.
Ingredients:Peppy-Burger Mix Ingredients:
2 pounds 85-90% lean ground beef3/4 cup Stout Beef1 teaspoon Salt1/2 teaspoon Pepper
“Peppy” Filling Ingredients:
6 pickled Peppadews, chopped10 jalapeno slices (canned), chopped1.5 cup extra sharp cheddar cheese, grated
Peppadew Sauce Ingredients:
1/2 cup mayonnaise1/2 cup sour cream10 pickled Peppadews and juices, chopped fine
1 medium/large Sweet onion10 strips bacon, cut into 1 inch squaresRemaining Stout Beer6 Crusty Rolls
1. Mix all “
” ingredients in large bowl and from into 12 equal patties.
2. Spread “filling” ingredients evenly on 6 of the beef patties. Top with remaining 6patties, forming pockets of “filling” between 2 patties. Be sure to seal edges to prevent
filing from escaping during grilling.3. Sear burgers on each side, reduce heat and cook to 160 degrees.
4. Meanwhile, prepare “sauce” and “toppers”:
5. Fry bacon until crisp. Remove bacon and drain the pan leaving a slight amount. Sautéonions until caramelized in the bacon pan. Pour remaining (approx ¼ cup of remaining stout)stout beer in the pan and cook until reduced by half.6. Stir in the bacon.7. Toast rolls on grill. Serve the grilled burgers with the onion-bacon topping and agenerous dollop of chipotle-peppadew sauce on warm toasted rolls!**If you really like cheese on your burger you can add a slice of cheese.