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Tangled Up & Blue Burger

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Burgers, Sandwiches, Pizza
Keyword: burgers
Servings: 4


  • 4 ¼ lb beef sirloin burger patties
  • 4 small sesame seed buns
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • S & P
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise split in four portions
  • ½ red onion thinly sliced (split in four portions)
  • 4 slices bacon cooked
  • 1 cup microgreens split in four portions
  • ¼ cup blue cheese crumbles extra to the amount in the sauce, split in four portions

Crispy fried onions:

  • 1 yellow onion thinly sliced
  • 1 cup buttermilk or milk with a dash of vinegar
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • Cooking oil for frying

Blue cheese sauce:

  • ½ cup blue cheese salad dressing
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup blue cheese crumbles


  • Start grill, I prefer charcoal.

Make crispy fried onions:

  • a. Place buttermilk and sliced onions in a medium bowl to soak for about 15 minutes.
  • b. In another medium bowl, mix together flour and cornstarch.
  • c. After onions have soaked, dredge them in flour/cornstarch mixture.
  • d. In a small saute pan over medium high heat warm enough cooking oil to submerge
  • onions.
  • e. Fry onions until golden brown and crispy.
  • f. Drain on wire rack or paper towel and set aside.

Make blue cheese sauce:

  • a. Combine blue cheese dressing, heavy cream and blue cheese crumbles together and set aside.

Grill burgers to desired doneness, adding a mound of the ¼ cup blue cheese crumbles,

  • split between the four burgers.
  • Assemble burgers: Bottom bun, mayonnaise, red onion slices, burger, slice of bacon,
  • ¼ of crispy fried onions, 1 tbsp blue cheese sauce, ¼ of microgreens, top bun.