The ulti-‘melt’ burger. Grilled red onions and melted cheese top the ultimate burger.
|1||medium red onion, peeled and cut into thick slices|
|1 tsp.||olive oil|
|1 lb.||ground beef, 20% fat, formed into 4 patties|
|To taste||salt and pepper|
|4 slices||Borden® Extra Sharp Cheddar Melts|
|2||brioche or potato burger buns, toasted|
|½ cup||chopped green onions|
|4 tbsp.||sriracha mayonnaise|
|2 leaves||green leaf lettuce|
|2 slices||beefsteak tomato|
|4 slices||bacon, cooked until crispy|
HEAT a grill to high heat. Brush the onion slices with olive oil and grill for 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until the onion has begun to caramelize.
SPRINKLE the hamburger patties with salt and pepper and add the patties to the grill. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes on each side, until cooked through. Remove from heat and top each patty with one slice of Cheddar Melts.
PLACE the buns, cut side down on the grill for 1 minute or until toasted.
SPREAD the insides of the buns with the Sriracha mayonnaise. Layer lettuce on the bun bottoms, top with a slice of tomato, 1 burger, 2 slices of bacon, a second burger and ½ of the onions and the top of the bun and enjoy.