Maitake Mushroom and Machego Stuffed Burger

  • 2 lb Ground Beef
  • 2 T Beef Rub
  • ½ c Manchego Cheese
  • 3 oz Maitake Mushrooms (stems removed)
  • 1 T Shallots (finely chopped)
  • 1 t Garlic (minced)
  • 1 T Vegetable Oil
  1. Heat grill to medium.
  2. Mix ground beef and Mr. Bar-B-Q® Bangin’ Beef Rub in a bowl until well combined.
  3. Split beef into 8 even sized balls.
  4. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat and add the vegetable oil.
  5. When oil is hot, add the shallot and garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Add the mushrooms. Sauté the mushrooms, garlic, and shallots for 3 minutes and set aside to cool
  7. Once mushrooms have cooled to room temperature, place on a cutting board and rough chop.
  8. Now, mix with the manchego cheese.
  9. Place one of the beef balls inside the Mr. Bar-B-Q Burger Press.
  10. Using the stuffing part of the press, push down until a well is formed.
  11. Place 1 tbsp of the mushroom mixture inside the well of each burger and spread evenly.
  12. Put another of the beef balls on top and using the presser, push down to flatten into hamburger shape.
  13. Remove the burger from the press and pinch the edges to seal.
  14. Repeat process until you have 4 stuffed burgers.
  15. Brush a little oil on each side of the burgers and place into burger basket.
  16. Cook until cheese is melted.

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