Blue Suede Burger

Pairs well with:

White Zinfandel

With strawberry and melon essences, this American original is perfectly at home with however you like to unwind.


2-1/4 pounds ground chuck
2 tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
1/2 tablespoon Garlic salt
1 tablespoon blackened seasoning
2 ounces blue cheese crumbles
3 ounces cream cheese with chives
Salt and pepper
Vegetable oil (for grill)
1/4 stick of speadable butter
6 buns
1/2 tablespoon Blue food coloring
6 pieces iceberg lettuce
Blue cheese dressing



Prepare a medium-hot fire in a charcoal grill with a cover, or preheat gas grill to medium-high. Combine 2-1/4 pounds ground chuck with 2tablespoons Worcestershire sauce, ½ tablespoon garlic salt, and 1 tablespoon blackened seasoning. (Handle the meat as little as possible to avoid compacting beef) Divide hamburger into 12 balls. Flatten 12 of the hamburger balls into patties. Combine 2 ounces blue cheese with 3 ounces cream cheese with chives. Roll into 6 cheese balls. Place the 6 cheese balls on top of 6 of the burger patties. (Make sure cheese balls are not touching the edges of the patties) Take final 6 burger patties and place on top of cheese and pinch the top beef and the bottom beef together to form a hamburger (showing no sign of the cheese inside) Salt and pepper the top and bottom of the hamburgers. Brush grill with vegetable oil. Place burgers on grill Cook on each side for 12 minutes Spread butter on to inside of 6 buns and place on grill for 5 minutes. Brush Blue food coloring onto top of 6 buns. Place 1 lettuce leaf on bottom of each 6 buns, top each with burger, Blue cheese dressing and top blue bun.