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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes

3 oz. (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened
2 to 3 shallots, minced
2 tablespoons water
Coarse slat and freshly ground pepper
2 lb. ground sirloin
20 round dill pickle slices
20 slices (2-inch square) white cheese, any type
20 soft dinner rolls, split and toasted
20 small lettuce leaves, any type, for serving
3 Roma or plum tomatoes, thinly sliced crosswise, for serving
Condiments, such as ketchup, mayonnaise, and mustard, for serving
1. Melt 4 tablespoons butter in a small pan.  Add shallots, and cook until softened, about 1-1/2 minutes.  Stir in water, and season with salt and pepper.
2. Form 20 patties using 2 tablespoons ground sirloin for each.  Place on a rimmed baking sheet, and coat patties with remaining 2 tablespoons butter.  Press a pickle slice into each patty (refrigerate for up to 2 hours).
3. Preheat broiler.  Season patties with salt and pepper.  Broil for 4 to 5 minutes.  Top burgers with cheese during final 30 seconds.
4. Spread shallot butter on bottom half of each roll, then top with 1 burger.  Sandwich with top half of roll, and serve with lettuce, tomatoes, ketchup, mayonnaise, and mustard.
Makes 20 small burgers.
Meal   SnackDish   Appetizer
Cooking Method   BroiledMain Ingredient   Beef
Prep Time   15 to 30 minutesCooking Time   less than 15 minutes

Eileen Stalec

Member since Dec 2008

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