Check Out My Full Travel Journal Follow My Journey Keep Reading Let’s Go Search Submit View All Of My Travel Photos Previous Next Previous Next Close Close Close Facebook Instagram Instagram Menu Recipes Travel Wine Map Cluster Map Pin Map Pin Map Pin Origin Pairing Tasting Notes Facebook Pinterest Twitter Facebook Pinterest Twitter Stella Monte Moscato Pinot vespa-prosecco

Back to All Posts

Best Burger

  • Pairs With: Montepulciano D'Abruzzo
  • Difficulty Level: Medium
  • Prep Time: 25 min.
  • Grilling Time: 8 min.
Ingredients
  • 18 oz ground beef, at least 20% fat content
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 4 slices cheese of choice (optional)
  • 4 sesame seed buns, split
  • tomato ketchup
  • 1 small curly leaf lettuce, torn into leaves
  • 2 large vine tomatoes, cored and cut into thin rings
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. For the burgers: Preheat the grill to a moderately hot temperature.
  2. Place the ground beef in a large mixing bowl and add 2 tsp salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  3. Incorporate the salt and pepper into the ground beef with your hands. Divide the mixture into four and shape into patties between your hands.
  4. Press your thumb into the center of each patty to leave an indent. Brush both sides of the patties with a little melted butter.
  5. Carefully lay onto the grill and cook for 6-8 minutes, turning once, until the patties are lightly charred; place a slice of cheese on top of each patty (if using) about a minute before removing from the grill.
  6. Remove from the grill and place on top of the bottom halves of the buns. Top with ketchup, lettuce, tomato, onion, and bun.
  7. To serve: Serve on platters or wooden boards with French fries on the side.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Phasellus pretium felis sit amet mi lacinia, a malesuada metus commodo. Sed congue ipsum id pulvinar faucibus. Sed tristique eros ut ultricies commodo. Praesent ut lectus urna. Proin interdum pellentesque aliquet. In lacinia molestie arcu, eu eleifend diam sodales eget. Integer in iaculis ante, ut interdum tortor. Phasellus sed condimentum sem, sed tristique massa.

Nam faucibus erat nec augue dignissim posuere. Fusce scelerisque mollis magna, ac congue orci posuere sed. Cum sociis natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. Curabitur sit amet facilisis ipsum, et venenatis neque. Cras rhoncus aliquet faucibus. Etiam dolor nibh, porttitor non sem non, ultricies vehicula nunc. Vivamus gravida a ante gravida aliquam.

Print Recipe