Chorizo Burger

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Servings: 4
READY IN
50mins
Ingredients
  • 1 lb ground sirloin
  • 1 lb chorizo sausage
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 roasted red pepper, quartered
  • 1 cup ranch dressing
  • 1 pinch powdered saffron
  • 1 teaspoon spanish paprika
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 medium onions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 salt and pepper
  • 4 large kaiser rolls
  • 1 tablespoon softened butter
  • 4 ounces grated manchego cheese or 4 ounces grated cheese, of choice
Directions
  • In a large bowl, mix together the ground sirloin and chorizo using your hands.
  • Set aside to let the flavors blend.
  • Heat one tablespoon of oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add one chopped onion, and saute until tender.
  • Transfer the onion to a blender.
  • Add the red pepper, Ranch dressing, saffron, and paprika.
  • Pulse until fairly smooth.
  • Refrigerate until needed.
  • Heat the remaining oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the remaining onions, brown sugar, salt and pepper.
  • Cook and stir for about 15 minutes until the onions are golden brown.
  • Set aside.
  • Preheat the grill for high heat.
  • Form the meat into four patties, slightly larger than the buns.
  • Place burgers on the grill, and cook for 5 minutes per side, or until done to your likeing.
  • Split buns in half, and spread butter on the inside.
  • Place on the grill to toast briefly.
  • Place burgers onto buns, and top with caramelized onion and the roasted pepper ranch sauce.
  • Sprinkle with a few shavings of cheese, and place the top of the bun on top.
 

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