Watkins Glen Speedway Pierogi Burger

Watkins Glen Speedway Pierogi Burgers

Watkins Glen Speedway Pierogi Burger

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes

Serves

4 people

The Watkins Glen Speedway Pierogi Burger is new on the menu at “The Glen.” This classic Northeastern-inspired burger adds the comforting flavors of savory pan-fried potato-and-cheese filled pierogis and grilled onions to an all-American burger.

We added our own “secret sauce” accented with a splash of steak sauce and fresh-cut shredded lettuce. Feel free to make this burger your own with your unique condiment choices.

To see how it’s done, watch the video here!

Other recipes in The Food Channel’s Speedway Snackers series, inspired by NASCAR®:

To make our “secret sauce”, combine ¼ cup mayonnaise with 3 tablespoons dill pickle relish, 1 tablespoon ketchup and 1 teaspoon Country Bob’s Sauce (or steak sauce) and stir to blend.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb ground beef, 80/20
  • 1 teaspoon Montreal steak seasoning
  • 4 slices American cheese
  • 8 potato-cheese pierogis, frozen
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 small yellow onion, sliced fajita-style
  • 4 hamburger buns, butter toasted
  • 1/2 cup secret sauce (optional)
  • 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce

Preparation

  • 1 Pan-grill sliced onions in 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat until lightly golden. Season with salt and pepper, as needed. Reserve.
  • 2 Shape ground beef into 4 6-ounce patties. Season with Montreal steak seasoning. Pan-grill burgers over medium-low heat until fully cooked. Top cooked burgers with cheese and melt.
  • 3 While burgers are cooking, melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet, add pierogis and saute over medium-low heat for 5 minutes on each side, or until golden and fully heated.
  • 4 To assemble burgers: Spread 1 tablespoon secret sauce on bottom half of each bun. Top each with ½ cup shredded lettuce, 1 cheeseburger, 2 sauteed pierogis, ¼ cup grilled onions and 1 tablespoon secret sauce. Close with top half of bun.

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