Smoked Gouda Burgers with Caramelized Onion & Roasted Carrots
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Smoked Gouda Burgers

with Caramelized Onion & Roasted Carrots

30 MIN
2 Servings
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    To top beef patties (which are deliciously packed with bites of melty gouda cheese), we’re making tender caramelized onion, which gets its rich flavor from additions of savory worcestershire sauce, honey, and hot sauce.
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    Smoked Gouda Burgers with Caramelized Onion & Roasted Carrots
    Title
    • 10 oz Ground Beef
    • 2 Burger Buns
    • 1 Yellow Onion
    • ¾ lb Carrots
    • 2 oz Smoked Gouda Cheese
    • 1 Tbsp Hot Sauce
    • 2 Tbsps Mayonnaise
    • 2 Tbsps Vegetarian Worcestershire Sauce
    • 2 tsps Honey
    Prepare & roast the carrots
    1 Prepare & roast the carrots

    Place an oven rack in the center of the oven; preheat to 450°F. Line a sheet pan with foil. Wash, dry, and peel the carrots; halve lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces. Transfer to the sheet pan. Drizzle with olive oil; season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat; arrange in an even layer. Roast 16 to 18 minutes, or until browned and tender when pierced with a fork. Remove from the oven.

    Prepare the remaining ingredients & make the sauce
    2 Prepare the remaining ingredients & make the sauce

    Meanwhile, grate the gouda on the large side of a box grater. Halve, peel, and thinly slice the onion. In a bowl, combine the mayonnaise and half the worcestershire sauce. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

    Form the patties
    3 Form the patties

    In a bowl, combine the beef and grated gouda; season with salt and pepper. Gently mix to combine. Form the mixture into two 1/2-inch-thick patties.

    Cook the patties & caramelize the onion
    4 Cook the patties & caramelize the onion

    In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the patties to one side of the pan and the sliced onion to the other side. Cook, occasionally stirring the onion, 4 to 5 minutes, or until the onion is slightly softened and the patties are browned. Flip the patties (carefully, as the oil may splatter). Cook, occasionally stirring the onion, 4 to 5 minutes, or until the onion is softened and the patties are cooked through.* Leaving the onion in the pan, transfer the cooked patties to a plate. To the pan, carefully add the honey, hot sauce, and remaining worcestershire sauce. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until combined and the onion is coated. Transfer to a bowl. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Rinse and wipe out the pan.

    *The USDA recommends a minimum safe cooking temperature of 160°F for beef.

    Toast the buns & serve your dish
    5 Toast the buns & serve your dish

    If necessary, halve the buns. In the same pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the halved buns, cut side down. Toast 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until lightly browned. Transfer to a work surface. Assemble the burgers using the toasted buns, cooked patties, and caramelized onion. Serve the burgers with the roasted carrots and sauce on the side. Enjoy!

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    Prepare & roast the carrots
    1 Prepare & roast the carrots

    Place an oven rack in the center of the oven; preheat to 450°F. Line a sheet pan with foil. Wash, dry, and peel the carrots; halve lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces. Transfer to the sheet pan. Drizzle with olive oil; season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat; arrange in an even layer. Roast 16 to 18 minutes, or until browned and tender when pierced with a fork. Remove from the oven.

    2 Prepare the remaining ingredients & make the sauce

    Meanwhile, grate the gouda on the large side of a box grater. Halve, peel, and thinly slice the onion. In a bowl, combine the mayonnaise and half the worcestershire sauce. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

    Prepare the remaining ingredients & make the sauce
    Form the patties
    3 Form the patties

    In a bowl, combine the beef and grated gouda; season with salt and pepper. Gently mix to combine. Form the mixture into two 1/2-inch-thick patties.

    4 Cook the patties & caramelize the onion

    In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the patties to one side of the pan and the sliced onion to the other side. Cook, occasionally stirring the onion, 4 to 5 minutes, or until the onion is slightly softened and the patties are browned. Flip the patties (carefully, as the oil may splatter). Cook, occasionally stirring the onion, 4 to 5 minutes, or until the onion is softened and the patties are cooked through.* Leaving the onion in the pan, transfer the cooked patties to a plate. To the pan, carefully add the honey, hot sauce, and remaining worcestershire sauce. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until combined and the onion is coated. Transfer to a bowl. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Rinse and wipe out the pan.

    *The USDA recommends a minimum safe cooking temperature of 160°F for beef.

    Cook the patties & caramelize the onion
    Toast the buns & serve your dish
    5 Toast the buns & serve your dish

    If necessary, halve the buns. In the same pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the halved buns, cut side down. Toast 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until lightly browned. Transfer to a work surface. Assemble the burgers using the toasted buns, cooked patties, and caramelized onion. Serve the burgers with the roasted carrots and sauce on the side. Enjoy!

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