Black and Blue Venison Burger

Black and Blue Venison Burger

Prep Time

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Cook Time

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Serves

3 people

Whether you have beef or venison, this burger recipe is great for summer time grilling. Venison has a unique earthy flavor that blends perfectly with bacon and blue cheese to make this one of the most savory burgers you’ve ever had.

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground venison (makes 2 or 3 patties)
  • 1 slice of bacon diced into small pieces
  • 2 sweet onions, cleaned and sliced
  • 1 container crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

  • 1 On a covered frying pan, place the sliced onions on low and allow to caramelize.
  • 2 Add garlic and remaining blue cheese until melted.
  • 3 Mix burger with salt, pepper, bacon and two tablespoons of blue cheese.
  • 4 Make desired size patties (make them a little larger because it’s an open face – no top bun).
  • 5 To keep burgers from falling apart while cooking, place thumb print in middle of burger to keep from shrinking as it cooks.
  • 6 Place burgers on grill and cook until medium. Remove, cover and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • 7 Serve on open face bun, topped with caramelized onions and bleu cheese crumble.

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