Recipes

Emeril's Kicked Up Blue Cheese-Stuffed Hamburgers

by Emeril Lagasse 3:00 AM, April 25, 2018

Aired April 25, 2018

Serves 4

Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse stops by to show Rachael how to make his BAM-worthy burgers.

Ingredients

2 pounds ground beef chuck
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon Emeril’s Original Essence Creole Seasoning
8 ounces blue cheese
4 large whole wheat buns, split in half
Desired condiments, such as sliced tomatoes, romaine, sliced onions
Emeril’s Green Peppercorn Mayonnaise

Preparation

Preheat a gas or charcoal grill. (Alternatively, you can cook the patties in a large skillet over medium-high heat.)

In a bowl, combine the beef, garlic, salt, pepper, and Essence, and mix gently but thoroughly. Divide into 8 equal patties.

In a separate bowl, crumble the cheese and form into 4 equal patties. Place 1 cheese patty on each of 4 beef patties. Top with remaining 4 beef patties, pinching the edges under to seal the cheese completely.

Place the stuffed patties on the grill and cook to desired temperature, about 2 to 3 minutes per side for medium-rare. (Alternatively, cook the patties in a large skillet over medium-high heat.) Place the buns on the grill, inside down, until just warmed through, about 30 seconds. Remove the patties and buns from the grill and place on serving plates. Garnish with condiments and serve with the Green Peppercorn Mayonnaise.

Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, copyright MSLO, Inc., all rights reserved

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