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Sirloin Burgers with Balsamic Mayo, Mushrooms and Swiss Recipe

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This recipe for Sirloin Burgers with Balsamic Mayo, Mushrooms and Swiss, by , is from The Dillard Family and Friends Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Rachael Ray
Added: Tuesday, November 18, 2008


¼ cup chopped onion 90% lean
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
Steak Seasoning Blend*
4 crusty rolls, split
4 portobello mushrooms, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons aged Balsamic vinegar
Coarse salt and pepper
4 slices Swiss cheese
½ cup mayonnaise
Coarse black pepper
¼ pound baby spinach
2 vine ripe tomatoes, sliced
2 scallions, chopped
4 romaine leaves, optional
Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling plus 1 tablespoon, 1 turn of the pan in a slow stream

Preheat grill pan or large nonstick skillet

Saute onions in a small pan over moderate heat for 3 to 5 minutes until tender. Combine meat with Worcestershire sauce, Sautéed onion and steak seasoning blend or salt and pepper. Form 4 large patties. Drizzle patties with a touch of extra-virgin olive oil. Quick toast your split rolls, then add burgers to grill pan or skillet. Grill or pan-fry burgers 4 to 5 minutes on each side for medium well doneness.

Heat a small to medium nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add a little oil and mushrooms. Season mushrooms with a little salt and pepper and saute until just tender, about 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

Pile mushrooms on top of burgers just before you are ready to take them off the grill or out of the pan. Fold each Swiss cheese slice in half and rest on top of mushrooms. Place a loose tin foil tent over the burgers and turn heat off under pan or grill. Allow the cheese to begin to melt down over mushroom and burgers, about 2 to 3 minutes.

Combine balsamic, mayonnaise and coarse cracked black pepper in a small dish.

To assemble, place burgers with mushrooms and Swiss cheese on bun bottom. Slather tops of buns with Balsamic black pepper mayonnaise and baby spinach. Set burger tops in place and serve with sliced vine ripe tomatoes, drizzled with oil, seasoned with salt and pepper and garnished with scallions.

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*Or, coarse salt and pepper, preferred brand McCormick Montreal Steak Seasoning




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