Wagyu Bacon Bleu Smash Burger
Sharp and salty bleu cheese, pickled red onion, and green leaf lettuce balance the texture to the rich wagyu beef in these elegant yet satisfying burgers. Finished off with a delicious aioli. A bold and scrumptious burger that will take your burger to the next level!
- 2 pounds Wagyu ground beef, formed into 1/2 pound round balls (can use 80/20 ground beef)
- 4 brioche buns or your favorite bun
- 6-8 slices Wagyu beef bacon or pork bacon, cooked
- Crumbled bleu cheese
- Pickled red onions*
- Green leaf lettuce
Preheat flat top grill of griddle to medium-high heat.
Loosely form burgers into round balls. Place round balls on griddle and press down with spatula, forming a loose patty. Salt and pepper liberally. Use your griddle to create a tasty crust. Grill patties until internal temperature reaches 125 degrees F. for rare, 135 degrees F. for medium rare, 145 degrees F. for medium and 160 degrees F. for well done. Flip patties halfway through cook time.
Place green leaf lettuce on bun then patty, bacon, pickled red onion, aioli and bleu cheese crumbles.