Recipe: Wood Grilled Burger with Bacon Jam

Developed by Craig Deihl
Makes 4 burgers
Ingredients

2 pounds ground beef
Salt and pepper
4 buns, preferably homemade
½ cup pimento cheese
4 tablespoons Pine Street Market bacon jam
1 large tomato, cut into 4 equal-size slices
Butter lettuce leaves, washed with stems removed

Directions
  1. Form ground beef into 4 equal-size patties. Season with salt and pepper. Place burgers on a high temperature grill and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side. These will be medium.
  2. Remove from grill and rest for 1-2 minutes.
  3. To plate, top each burger with 2 tablespoons pimento cheese. On each bottom bun, spread 1 tablespoon of bacon jam. Place burger on top of bottom bun. Top burger with sliced tomato, butter lettuce, and finish with top of bun.

 

Photo by Andrew Cebulka