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Cheddar Butter Burgers

My husband LOVES to grill. He also LOVES to experiment! For the most part, his experiments turn out delicious! So I gave him a crack at a Once A Month Mom recipe! Taste and see what you think.
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Cheddar Butter Burgers

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ tablespoons Parsley, Dried
  • 1 ¼ tablespoons Chives, Dried
  • 1 ¼ tablespoons Basil, Dried
  • 1 ¼ tablespoons Oregano, Dried
  • 1 ¼ tablespoons Tarragon, Dried
  • 2 teaspoons mince Garlic, Cloves
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper #1
  • 1 cup soften Butter
  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • ¼ cups Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper #2
  • Serving Day Ingredients

    These ingredients are added AFTER your meal has been frozen — for the day you serve and eat it.

  • 4 individual Hamburger Buns, White

Freezer Containers

  • 1 Gallon Freezer Bag

Supplies

  • Parchment Papers
  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • Not available.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Place herbs, garlic, pepper #1 and butter in food processor and beat until light and fluffy.
  2. Lay a 12-inch-square piece of parchment paper on your work surface and mound the flavored butter in the center.
  3. Roll it up into a cylinder, twisting the ends to compact the butter.
  4. Flash freeze butter until firm.
  5. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, hand mix ground beef, cheese, salt, and pepper #1.
  6. Divide into equal balls and mash into hamburger shapes.
  7. Unwrap the roll of butter and cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices (appx. 1 Tablespoon).
  8. Place 1 Tablespoon of Garlic-Herb Butter in the middle of the burger and seal up.
  9. Grill or pan fry over medium heat until burger reaches desired doneness.
  10. Serve on a hamburger bun.
  11. Store any unused garlic-herb butter for later use.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Place herbs, garlic, pepper #1 and butter in food processor and beat until light and fluffy.
  2. Lay a 12-inch-square piece of parchment paper on your work surface and mound the flavored butter in the center.
  3. Roll it up into a cylinder, twisting the ends to compact the butter.
  4. Flash freeze until firm.
  5. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, hand mix ground beef, cheese, salt, and pepper #2.
  6. Divide into equal balls and mash into hamburger shapes.
  7. Unwrap the roll of butter and cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices (appx. 1 Tablespoon).
  8. Place 1 Tablespoon of Garlic-Herb Butter in the middle of the burger and seal up.
  9. Place patties on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  10. Flash freeze.
  11. Once frozen, divide among indicated number of freezer bags, label & seal.
  12. Store any unused garlic-herb butter for later use.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Grill or pan fry over medium heat until burger reaches desired doneness.
  2. Serve on a hamburger bun.

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    1. Elisabeth, We know the recipe calls for more butter than is used but we can always find places to used herb butter on other recipes. The unused butter can be stored in the fridge or freezer.

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