Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner…and then some

In the kitchen at Di's House

Herb Garlic Butter Burgers

on August 30, 2013

I recently watched an episode of “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” that made me want to try making a butter burger.  It’s a hamburger with compound butter inside.  Thanks to the internet, I found a recipe with herb garlic butter.  I didn’t add too many herbs because I was afraid they would overpower the hamburger.  On the TV show, the two patties were used to sandwich the butter, so that’s what I did.  Here are the patties before the butter was sealed in.

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After the patties are cooked, they’re supposed to rest for a few minutes to allow the butter to get absorbed.  I gilded the lily by adding cambozola cheese to mine (camembert & gorgonzola) and my husband had pepper jack on his,  We both had homegrown tomatoes and spinach.  It was very decadent, the whole thing had a wonderful, subtle garlic flavor, and the butter made it rich (as you can imagine).

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The buns were homemade, from sweet potato bread dough.  I mixed everything in the bread machine, then shaped the dough into 6 rolls.  Baked at 375 for 15 minutes.  (Cover with foil if browning too quickly.)

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By the way, this dinner made quite the mess on my stove.  It took me half an hour to do the dishes, and clean the greasy stove and floor.  I had to super clean the stove, washing the grates and knobs.  I think in the back of my mind, that’s why I like lowfat vegetarian cooking, even if sometimes there are more dishes to wash, there isn’t as much of a greasy clean-up.

Here’s what I made the bread from:

6 T. milk (the recipe calls for sweet potato water but I didn’t save any)
1/4 cup mashed sweet potato
2 T. butter
1 T. brown sugar
1/2 t. salt
1 1/2 c. bread flour (I probably used 1 3/4 c.)
1 t. yeast

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