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Beecher’s White Cheddar, Mushroom, Bacon Burger with Arugula and Garlic Aioli

Local to Seattle, Beecher's white cheddar is the perfect pairing for this mushroom burger with arugula and garlic aioli.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Burgers, Sandwiches, Pizza
Keyword: beecher's cheese, burgers

Ingredients

  • 4 small sesame seed buns
  • 4 ¼ pound sirloin beef patties S & P and drizzle olive oil
  • 4 slices bacon cooked
  • 8 slices Beecher’s Flagship cheese
  • 1 cup arugula

Mushrooms:

  • 6 oz crimini mushrooms sliced
  • 1 garlic clove diced
  • 1 small yellow onion frenched (sliced in half then slivered)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 pinch dried thyme or fresh
  • 1 tbsp butter

Garlic Aioli:

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 clove garlic minced or pressed fine
  • ½ lemon squeezed
  • S & P cracked black pepper is best

Instructions

  • Heat grill
  • In a small saute pan over medium heat cook onion in olive oil until cooked about half way
  • Add mushrooms and garlic, saute until softened
  • Add worcestershire, balsamic and thyme, blend together
  • Add butter and toss. Move over to one side of pan, turn off heat and add arugula to empty side of pan to just barely wilt.
  • Grill burgers and add Beecher’s cheese after flipping
  • In a small bowl blend together garlic aioli ingredients and set aside
  • Assemble burgers: garlic aioli on each bun, burger,bacon, mushrooms, arugula