Friday, June 22, 2012

House-Made Burger with Pimento Cheese


Ingredients:

1 pound ground sirloin

1pound ground chuck

1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

1 recipe Pimiento Cheese (see recipe below)

6 hamburger buns

Directions:

Build charcoal fire or preheat gas grill for direct cooking. Mix ground sirloin and chuck together gently with salt and pepper. Form into 6 patties. Press indentation in center of each patty. Brush with olive oil. Place directly over medium heat (about 400 degrees F); grill 10 to 12 minutes, turning once halfway through. Remove from grill. Top with a tablespoonful of Pimiento Cheese. Serve on buns.

Pimiento Cheese

Ingredients:

1 shallot, grated

1-8 ounce block sharp cheddar cheese, grated

1/2 cup or more to taste of mayonnaise (not light)

1/2-4 ounce jar pimientos

Fresh ground pepper
Directions:

Grate shallot on a box grater or process in a food processor. Mix shallot and cheese. Add mayonnaise and stir with a large fork just until mixture holds together. Stir in pimientos and some of their liquid. Season with pepper. Refrigerate, covered, until ready to use. Store, refrigerated, up to a week.

Recipe shared from: http://www.bhg.com/recipe/beef/house-made-burger-with-pimento-cheese/