Boca Raton has a large Jewish population that loves to grill due to the sunny Florida weather.This burger takes the best of both worlds by combining a juicy, grilled burger with the traditional bagel with cream cheese and nova smoked salmon.
3 lbs. ground chuck
2 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
Salt and Pepper to Taste
6 Sesame Seed Bagels, split and lightly toasted
8 oz. Scallion or Chive Cream Cheese
2 Tomatoes, sliced
1 Red Onion, thinly sliced
6 oz. Nova Smoked Salmon, thinly sliced
1. In a large bowl, combine ground chuck, Worcestershire Sauce, salt, and pepper. Mix thoroughly with hands and form into six equal burger patties making sure that the diameter of the burger is slightly greater than the diameter of the bagels.
2. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Grill burgers for approximately 6 minutes per side or to the desired doneness.
3. To assemble the burgers, spread equal amounts of cream cheese on the bagels, place burger patty on bottom half of bagel, top burger with tomato, onion, and smoked salmon. Place top half of bagels on top.