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Smokey Sirloin Burgers with Blue Cheese

Spice Islands®

Smokey Sirloin Burgers with Blue Cheese


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes

4 servings


2 tablespoons butter

1 medium red onion, thinly sliced

1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Garlic Pepper

1-1/2 pounds ground sirloin

4 teaspoons Spice Islands® Garlic Pepper

1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands® Old Hickory Smoked Salt

2 ounces blue cheese crumbles

4 Kaiser buns, toasted


Pre-heat grill to medium-high heat. Place a medium skillet off to one side of the grill. Melt butter in skillet; add onions and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon garlic pepper seasoning. Sauté onions until tender, about 7 to 10 minutes.

Combine ground sirloin, 4 teaspoons of garlic pepper seasoning, and smoked salt in a bowl and mix thoroughly. Form seasoned sirloin into 4 evenly sized patties. Place burgers on grill; cover and grill 7 to 10 minutes or until internal temperature reaches a minimum of 165ºF.

Place grilled burgers in bottom portion of buns. Cover each burger with equal amounts of sautéed onions and blue cheese. Top with bun and serve.

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