Mushroom Au Poivre Burger

Pairs well with:

Pinot Noir

Every pour of our Pinot Noir brings you a delicious blend of berry flavors and the romantic aroma of violet.


3 cloves Garlic, minced fine
1 cup Unsalted Butter, divided
Sea Salt, fine grind
1/2 cup Sour Cream
1/2 cup Mayo
1 tbsp Prepared Horseradish
1/2 tsp White Pepper
3 lbs. Ground Sirloin Beef, 90/10
1 cup cooking lard
1/4 cup Black Peppercorns, lightly crushed
1/4 cup Worcestershire Sauce
1/2 cup Dried Chopped Onion Flakes
1 pound Button Mushrooms, sliced
2 tbsp Olive Oil
1/2 cup Brandy
1/2 cup beef broth
2 loaves French Bread (average 18” length), cut into 3 sections each and then slice each section down the middle.
Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil
Special Equipment needed:
12” Stainless Steel Sauté Pan



Instructions: Blend Garlic, ½ cup Softened Butter, ½ tsp. salt set aside for use on the bread. Set aside. In a separate bowl mix sour cream, mayo, horseradish and white pepper. Refrigerate until ready to use. Mix together Ground beef, black peppercorns, Worcestershire sauce, onion flakes and 2 tsp salt with gloved hands until just combined. Divide beef mixture into 6 equal portions and flatten into patties @ 1 inch thick. Heat all burners of a BBQ Pro 3 burner gas grill with cast iron grates to high and place the sauté pan in the center of the grill. Pour in 1 tbsp Olive Oil and add remaining ½ cup butter, swirl the pan over the heat so the butter does not burn. Once, the butter has melted add the mushrooms and toss to evenly coat with the heated oil. Sauté the mushrooms until tender 3-5 minutes. Add brandy, allow to cook down and reduce by half. Add beef broth allow to cook down and reduce by half. son with 1 tsp. Salt. Remove from the grill, set aside. Brush the grill grates with the remaining olive oil. Place the beef patties on the hot grill grates cook 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove from grill and cover with aluminum foil until ready to assemble the burgers. Reduce grill heat to low and cover grates with aluminum foil. Spread each piece of bread with a thin layer of garlic butter and place butter side down on the foil over the grill grates until toasted Assemble Mushroom Au Poivre Burgers: Place the bottom half of the bread slices on 6 plates, spoon the horseradish sauce on each slice, top with a grilled beef pattie, top each pattie with an equal amount of the mushroom mixture and finish with the remaining garlic bread slices