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7.11.2012

French Onion Burger


 Yes, I am still alive! Sorry for being MIA in the recipe posting department. We moved this past week and are so excited to be in our new house! I'm extra happy that we are done with the move. It was no fun... at all. Moving in 100+ degree weather is something I hope I never have to do again.

  I decided to kick-off this week with an awesome recipe, perfect for Summer grilling! This is a French Onion Burger, and it is the most delicious thing in the world. This burger has the works!! It is stuffed full of creamy carmelized onions, barbecue sauce, potato chips and pickles. TO.DIE.FOR!  *drool*




French Onion Burgers
Recipe adapted from: Jamie Cooks It Up!
(Makes 4 burgers)


For the Carmelized Onions:
1 large Yellow Onion
2 Tablespoons butter
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon beef bullion granules
1/4 cup sour cream


For the Burger:
1 pound ground beef
1 packet Lipton onion soup mix
1 egg
salt and pepper


Toppings:
Hamburger buns
4 cheese slices (Cheddar or Swiss)
Barbecue sauce
Potato chips (regular or Ruffled)
Dill pickles


Directions: Start by making the carmelized onions. Thinly slice the onion. Melt butter in a large saute pan, over medium high heat. Add the onions, and stir so melted butter coats onions. Cover the pan, and tilt the lid slightly so the steam can escape. Stir onions every few minutes. Cook for about 15 minutes, or until onions are a golden color.

While onions are cooking, start making your burgers. Place the ground beef in a large bowl. Sprinkle the onion soup mix over the hamburger and then crack the egg over the top. Using clean hands, mix all together thoroughly. Form 4 patties, and then fire up the grill! Cook burgers to your liking. Add the cheese on top when burgers are almost done. Let the cheese melt slightly, and place burgers on a platter. Cover to keep warm.

While the burgers are grilling, finish making the carmelized onions. Mix together the water, and beef bullion granules. Pour over the golden onions. Turn the heat to high and let the onions simmer until most of the water evaporates. Remove pan from heat. Stir in the sour cream. Mix until combined.

To build the burgers...  Take one cheeseburger and place on top of botom bun, then add the barbecue sauce, carmelized onions, potato chips, pickles and top with other bun!
Devour that bad boy!  :)









13 comments:

Cassie/Bake Your Day said...

yuuum! I love french onion flavor. The caramelized onions are perfect!

Anonymous said...

i am making these 2nite!

Jessica@AKitchenAddiction said...

Oh, I am loving those caramelized onions!

Julia @The Roasted Root said...

Oh I could eat a burger every day of my life and I LOVE mixing it up with different flavors and toppings. I never would have thought to do a French onion burger and it sounds delicious! Great thinking!

Ellen B Cookery said...

YUM! This sounds delicious!

upnorth said...

hi Holly, Love the recipe, love onions so we will have these made with venison this weekend! Blessings!!!!

yummychunklet said...

Hope the move went well!

The Better Baker said...

HOLY HAMBURGER BLOG-GIRL! =) I love love love everything in this yummy burger - I'm so glad you shared. Hope you get rested up from your move...and share photos when you're ready! *-*

Jocelyn said...

Thank you very much...I am now craving a juicy burger...and it is after midnight here:-) This looks awesome!!! And I love the chips on it...I haven't done that to a sandwich since I was a kid. Thanks for the fun memories of my school lunch box!!! So glad to hear you are all moved in...too bad it had to be so super hot when you did move!!!

Spice up the Curry said...

burger looks delicious

Angie's Recipes said...

Love onions...the burger looks so yum!

Anonymous said...

I didn't make the burger as I had left over shredded pork loin, but I made the onions . . they were FANTASTIC! The best sandwich I've EVER made!! Can't wait to try the actual burger with it!! Thank you!! I will be making this for YEARS!!

Val said...

I can't wait to make this burger. My kids are burger fanatics. Thank you.