The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Avatar Image

Open-faced Burgers

5.00 Mitt(s) 1 Rating(s)1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

4

Description

Open-faced burgers topped with caramelized onions and crumbled blue cheese.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Lean Ground Beef
  • 2 cloves Minced Garlic
  • 1  Egg
  • ½ teaspoons Salt
  • ¼ teaspoons Ground Pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 whole Red Onion, Sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • ¼ cups Light Mayonnaise
  • 4 slices Whole-Wheat Bread (toasted)
  • Mixed Greens Or Lettuce
  • 1 cup Crumbled Blue Cheese

Preparation

To prepare the patties:
Combine ground beef, garlic, egg, salt and pepper in a bowl. With you hands, mix meat and season well. Divide into 4 equal-portioned round patties. Set aside.

To caramelize onions:
Heat a medium skillet over low heat. Add butter and melt. Next, add the red onions. Add brown sugar. Toss to combine the ingredients, and then allow the onions to caramelize over low heat for about 20 minutes, tossing occasionally.

While the onions are caramelizing, place the patties on a pre-heated grill pan or skillet over medium to medium-low heat. Grill the burgers for about 5 minutes per side. Cook longer if you prefer a well-done patty.

Assemble the burgers:
1. Spread mayo over the toasted bread.
2. Next, add mixed greens and add the cooked patty on top.
3. Top with caramelized onions.
4. Sprinkle crumbled blue cheese on top.
5. Serve with salad or fries.
6. Enjoy!

2 Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Avatar of Elaine { Hungry brownie }

Elaine { Hungry brownie } on 5.23.2013

Hi, yes add the 1 egg to the meat mixture. Sorry about that, I must have overlooked and forgot to mention the egg :)

Avatar of LavandulaLady

LavandulaLady on 5.23.2013

The ingredient list calls for 1 egg, but it’s not mentioned in the directions. Add it to the meat mixture, I assume?

One Review

You must be logged in to post a review.

Avatar of LavandulaLady

LavandulaLady on 6.2.2013

This was delightful; flavorful and so simple. Hubby was very impressed.

Related Recipes

Pulled Pork – North Carolina-Style
Avatar Image by Dana Blacklock in Main Courses
Pulled pork is delicious, but in my humble opinion, you haven't...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Intermediate


Bacon Jalapeno Mac and Cheese
Avatar Image by Dana Blacklock in Main Courses
Made with smoked Gouda and Muenster cheese, this dish is an...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


Mexican Grilled Flank Steak Tacos
Avatar Image by Abby @ Happy Food Happy Home in Main Courses
Grilled Mexican Flank Steak Tacos are a delicious, easy summer dinner....
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Goat Cheese and Quinoa Crusted Chicken
Avatar Image by Taylor Kiser in Main Courses
A healthy, gluten-free meal that feels fancy but is quick and...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy


Crispy Parmesan Chicken
Avatar Image by Kristin @ Tastefully GF in Main Courses
Simple and quick baked chicken. Crispy on the outside, moist on...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy