The Perfect Burger

The Perfect Burger

 

Ingredients: Choose organic when possible

Serves 3.

For the burgers:

  • 1 pound ground beef (must be local grass fed)
  • 1/4 medium red onion, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the shoestring parsnip fries

  • 2 medium parsnips, peeled
  • 1/2 cup (100 grams) coconut oil, melted

Garnish with                                               

  • Sliced red onions
  • Homemade Mayo
  • Romaine hearts
  • Shoestring parsnip fries (from above)

Directions for The Perfect Burger:

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, mix together all of the ingredients for the burgers without overworking the meat.
  2. Divide meat into 3 equal portions and form into ½-inch (12-mm)-thick patties. Use your thumb to make an indentation in the center of each burger. Set aside.
  3. Using a spiral slicer or julienne slicer, cut the parsnips into strings.
  4. Preheat a grill to medium-high heat, and preheat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
  5. Once grill is hot, place the burgers on the grill and close the lid. Cook 6 minutes.