This week's Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is a Buffalo, Bacon Cheeseburgers. Being a Burger type of guy, I love this recipe! It's made with a couple of Wild Idea Buffalo products, Wild Idea Ground Buffalo and Wild Idea Buffalo Bacon. You can find this recipe and purchase all of the Wild Idea Buffalo cuts of meat at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. http://wildideabuffalo.com/
Buffalo, Bacon Cheeseburgers
Ingredients: (makes 6 to 8)
2 - pounds Wild Idea Ground Buffalo
2 - tablespoons olive oil
½ - teaspoon mustard
1 - teaspoon ketchup
1 - teaspoon thyme
1 - teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2 - teaspoon salt & pepper
6 to 8 - ounces Irish cheddar cheese
6 to 8 - ounces Wild Idea Buffalo Bacon or Pancetta, pan fried
1 - onion, sliced and sautéed lightly
6 to 8 - hamburger buns or sour dough bread, lightly toasted
1 - Mix all spice ingredients, but Buffalo into paste.
2 - Add ground Buffalo and mix thoroughly together with hands.
3 - Pat into 6 or 8 patties, about 1” thick.
4 - Grill buffalo burgers over high hot gas heat. Grill with lid closed for 2 minutes each side. Sprinkle cooked burgers with a pinch of finishing salt.
5 - Top burgers with cheese slices and grill with lid shut for one more minute.
6 - Remove burgers from the grill and allow them to rest for a couple of minutes.
7 - Place burgers on bun and op with pan-fried bacon or pancetta, and lightly sautéed onions.