blue cheeseburger

Chef Ramsay’s Blue Cheeseburger: A Gourmet Twist on a Classic

The Blue Cheeseburger elevates the classic cheeseburger into a gourmet masterpiece, brimming with flavor. It begins with a patty seasoned and grilled to juicy perfection, then crowned with a lavish sprinkle of tangy blue cheese. The warmth of the meat gently melts the cheese, infusing the patty with its distinctive, bold taste. Adding to the burger’s sophistication is a slice of Manchego cheese with nutty and caramel flavors beautifully melded with blue cheese.

This burger isn’t just about the cheese, though. It also boasts a sweet and savory figgy jam, adding complexity with its fruity undertones and sticky sweetness. The peppery bite of fresh arugula perfectly balances the jam’s sweetness, while a drizzle of cider vinegar reduction introduces a zesty tartness that cuts through the cheese’s richness. Topping it off is a spread of hot Mayo, bringing a creamy heat that binds all the flavors together in a compelling mix. This burger is for those who savor the finer things in life, delivering a wealthy and sophisticated culinary experience.

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Blue Cheeseburger Recipe

Blue Cheeseburger Recipe

Elevate your grilling game with this ultimate guide to creating a gourmet blue cheeseburger that intertwines flavor, texture, and a touch of sophistication, championing the high standards set by celebrated chef Gordon Ramsay. Plant-based revolution: Embark on Gordon Ramsay’s Viva Vegan Burger: A Plant-Based Culinary Adventure.

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Servings

4

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb Ground Beef (preferably 80/20 mix)

  • 1/2 cup Blue Cheese, crumbled

  • 4 slices Manchego Cheese

  • 4 tbsp. Fig Jam

  • 1 cup Arugula

  • 4 tbsp. Cider Vinegar Reduction (store-bought or homemade)

  • 4 tbsp. Hot Mayo (mix mayonnaise with hot sauce to taste)

  • 4 Hamburger Buns

  • Salt and Pepper To taste

  • Butter or Oil For grilling

Directions

  • Prepare Patties:
  • Divide the ground beef into 4 equal portions.
  • Form each into a patty about ¾ inch thick.
  • Season both sides with salt and Pepper.
  • Preheat Grill:
  • Preheat your grill, grill pan, or skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Lightly Oil the grill grates or pan.
  • Cook Burgers:
  • Grill the patties for about 4 minutes per side for medium doneness.
  • Cheese Layering:
  • When the burgers are almost done, place a slice of Manchego cheese on each patty, allowing it to melt slightly.
  • Then, top each with a generous amount of crumbled blue cheese.
  • Prepare Buns:
  • Lightly toast the hamburger buns on the grill or skillet.
  • Assemble Burgers:
  • Spread hot Mayo on the bottom buns.
  • Place the cheese-topped burger patties on top.
  • Add a spoonful of figgy jam over the cheese.
  • Lay a handful of arugula on each burger.
  • Drizzle with cider vinegar reduction.
  • Cap with the top bun.
  • Serve:
  • Serve the Blue Cheeseburgers immediately, ideally with a side that complements their rich flavors, like sweet potato fries or a simple green salad.

Recipe Video

Notes

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Last Updated on January 7, 2024 by John Siracusa

Author

  • John Siracusa

    Hi, I'm John. I've worked in the Food Service industry for over 25 years, working in my family's business. Cooking for me has always been an art infused with traditions. My career was inspired by Hell's Kitchen, the West Side of Manhattan, which has one of New York City's best independent restaurant communities. I also admire Gordon Ramsay's no-nonsense approach to always being your best.

    John Siracusa john@hellskitchenrecipes.com
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