Entree

Truffle Burger topped with Carmelized Onion and Mushrooms and a side of Truffle Salad

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Who doesn’t love truffle?? This dish screams truffle! Shown in this picture is a truffle burger topped with carmelized onions and mushrooms on top.  It is accompanied by a side a with a truffle dressing. If you’re not a truffle fan this can also be made with out all the truffle additives and it would still be delicious!

Truffle Burger

1/2 pound ground lamb meat (when making burgers its best to not get the extra lean)

1/2 pound ground beef

1/2 cup diced kosher bacon

1 cup diced mushrooms (shiitake, portabella, baby bella)

1 onion diced

2 Tablespoons truffle oil

1 Tablespoon truffle salt

2 Tablespoons Oil

Steps:

  1. Sautee onions and mushrooms for about five minutes
  2. Add bacon to the onion and mushrooms and let it cook for an additional five minutes, let the mixture cool
  3.  Mix your ground meat, onion,mushrooms, bacon, truffle oil and truffle salt together
  4.  Mix with a hand gloved make sure it is well mixed
  5. Shape in to patties about 3 inch thick and pat them down in rounds about the size of your palm
  6.  Freeze for about 30 minutes to 1 hour (Note- If you wanted to make these ahead of time you can just leave them in a freezer and once fully frozen store in a ziplock bag. Just let them thaw a little before cooking. )
  7. Heat up your iron skillet with 2 Tablespoons of oil
  8. Add your burgers and brown on both sides
  9. Finish it off in the oven
  10. Cook for desired amount of time depending on how you like you meat:

Medium Well-

4-5 minutes in the oven on 350 degrees

Well done-

6-7 minutes in the oven on 350

 

Carmelized onions and mushrooms

Recipe:

1 onion slice thin

about 2 cups of sliced mushroom (I used shiitake , portabella and baby bella mushrooms)

3 tablespoons canola oil divided

1 tablespoon red cooking wine

1 tablespoon agave

Steps:

  1.  Add 1 1/2 tablespoons of oil to a pan and add the onions on a high heat after a minute of sauteing reduce the fire to a medium heat and let onions carmelize without moving them for about 8 minutes
  2. Add agave and red wine to the onions and let it cook for another five minutes
  3. When the onions look brown in color put in a bowl
  4. Add another 1 1/2 tablespoons of oil to the pan and add the mushrooms
  5. leave mushrooms on a high heat and let it cook down for 6 minutes
  6. When the mushrooms are fully cooked add the onions back
  7. Add Salt and pepper to taste (you can use truffle salt)

BEWARE This mixture is dangerous! Be careful you might just eat the whole mixture out of the pan with out even getting it on the burger!

Truffle dressing

This dressing is so simple and flavorful it’s going to be a staple in your home!

Recipe:

juice of 2 lemons

zest of one lemon

2 Tablespoons olive oil

1 Tablespoon truffle oil

salt and pepper to taste

Steps:

  1. whisk lemon juice, lemon zest, truffle oil salt and pepper and add it to your favorite salad!

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