Blue Cheese Buffalo Burgers (04.29.14)

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  • 4 tablespoons butter, cut in small pieces
  • 1/3 cup hot sauce
  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 6 hamburger buns, split
  • Celery and Carrot sticks, for serving
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

Melt butter in a pan or small microwaveable bowl or stovetop. Whisk in hot sauce.

Using your hands, gently mix beef, garlic, celery seed, onion, ¼ cup hot sauce mixture, salt and pepper in a medium bowl until blended. Form into 6 patties.

Heat grill to medium. Brush and oil grill grate. Grill burgers, covered, 6 to 8 minutes, turning after about 3-4 minutes or until desired doneness. Brush with remaining hot sauce mixture during last 2 minutes of cooking. In a small bowl combine the blue cheese and mayonnaise. Spread each bun with some of the blue cheese mixture. Place a burger inside each bun. Serve immediately with celery and carrots.

Sponsor: UT Beef Council