A whopping 1/2 lb patty is flame grilled to perfection and topped with fried onions and lots of buttery buffalo sauce.
I’ve always said, you’re in one of two camps when it comes to burgers. You either love the classic smashburger style with a thin patty and few condiments, or you want a BIG burger piled high with toppings. But, maybe I was wrong. Because while I stand firm that there are two definitive core styles of burger, it totally acceptable to love eating both of them. And while the smashburger is a convenient fast food style which is easy to eat with one hand, sometimes you just really find yourself craving a big ol’ hunk of beef. Thats where this burger comes in. It weighs in with an impressive half pound of ground meat per burger, and is piled high with toppings full of salty and savory flavors. American cheese, chunky cut pickles, fried onion strings and lots of buttery buffalo sauce.
When it comes to the beef itself, which is still arguably the star of the show, there are a couple of tips and tricks to be aware of. First, for a patty of this size I would always recommend grilling – the charcoal and flames help to brown the thick edges while the burger cooks, which is difficult to recreate in a pan. Second, take care with the ground beef you select. You can either grind your own beef at home or choose store bought, but the key is ensuring a decent fat percentage. I recommend at least and 80/20 lean to fat ratio. The fat is what keeps the burger nice and juicy and delivers a ton of flavor. So if you’ve even wondered why your lean beef burgers are dry like hockey pucks, now you know.Print