White Cheddar Stuffed Burgers

May 19, 2020
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Created by Chef Lesli Sommerdorf
45 minutes
Serves 4-6
INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 lb ground chuck or sirloin (85 percent lean)
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 oz sharp cheddar cut into cubes
  • 8 hamburger buns
  • 8-16 sliced tomatoes
  • 8 lettuce leaves
  • Ketchup
  • Mayonnaise
DIRECTIONS:

Heat a grill pan or grill over medium-high heat. Lightly spray with cooking oil.

Meanwhile, liberally season ground beef with salt and pepper and mix to combine. Form 1 patty. Make an indent in center, add 3-4 cubes cheese, top with a small amount of beef and seal. Repeat with remaining beef and cheese.

Place beef patties on grill and cook until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Flip and continue to cook until desired doneness, about 5 more minutes for medium-rare.

Transfer to a plate and let the meat rest. Toast buns and serve hamburgers with tomatoes, lettuce, ketchup or mayonnaise.