Total:
1 hr 10 min
Prep:
25 min
Cook:
45 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 10 min
Prep:
25 min
Cook:
45 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground chuck
  • Sea salt, preferably gray sea salt, and freshly ground black pepper
  • Garlic Paste, recipe follows
  • Blue Cheese
  • 1 loaf good crusty bread, cut into 4 sections
Roasted Garlic Paste:
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound peeled garlic cloves, store bought
  • Gray sea salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Preheat the grill. In a bowl, mix the meat. Form 4 (3-ounce patties) by using a scoop. Push them down and make little indentations in the middle to hold the flavors. Place a teaspoon of garlic paste in the middle of each patty and add a little chunk of blue cheese tucked right on top of the garlic paste. Add a good twist of black pepper. Take another 3 ounce scoop of meat, make it flat in your hand and place right on top of the other half.

Take your fingers and just seal the 2 patties up and refrigerate until you are ready to grill.

Meanwhile: Split the pieces of bread, and pull out some of the soft center to make a hole for the burger. Place the bread face down on the grill to toast.

Place the burger in the bread, and top with your favorite condiments.

Roasted Garlic Paste:

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Heat an ovenproof saucepan on the stovetop. When it's hot, add the extra-virgin olive oil. Next, add the cloves and season with salt and pepper. Let the cloves begin to caramelize, then put the pan in the preheated oven.

Roast cloves in the oven for about 30 minutes or until they are nicely browned. (Starting the garlic on the stove will save at least 20 minutes of roasting time). Let cool.

When cool enough to handle easily, put the roasted garlic into a small bowl, mash with a fork and add oil from the pan until a paste forms. Store, tightly covered, in the refrigerator, for up to 1 week.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Get the Recipe

Gabriele's Limoncello 01:28

Gabriele shares his family recipe for a delicious summertime libation.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Roasted Baby Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic

Recipe courtesy of Justine Simmons

Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Chips with Blue Cheese Fondue

Recipe courtesy of Michael Symon

Roasted Chicken with Lemon, Garlic, and Thyme

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Garlic and Chile Roasted Dungeness Crabs

Heavenly Sauteed String Beans with Garlic

Recipe courtesy of Patti LaBelle

Roasted Fig Salad with Goat Cheese, Prosciutto and Arugula

Recipe courtesy of Laura Vitale

On TV

Food's Greatest Hits

7:30am | 6:30c

Food's Greatest Hits

8:30am | 7:30c

Food's Greatest Hits

9:30am | 8:30c

Unique Eats

10am | 9c

Unique Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Eats

11am | 10c

Unique Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

12:30pm | 11:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Carnival Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Carnival Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Carnival Eats

5:30pm | 4:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Good Eats

8pm | 7c

Good Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Good Eats: Reloaded

9:30pm | 8:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Good Eats

12am | 11c

Good Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Good Eats: Reloaded

1:30am | 12:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here