Pierogi Burger

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Northeastern Pennsylvania is known for its Polish background.Pierogies are loved by everyone. Why not grill it and put inside a burger?


1.5 pounds of ground beef 80/20
6 large russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
2 cups of extra sharp cheddar cheese
2 teaspoon of salt
½ teaspoon of pepper
½ garlic powder
¼ cup of heavy cream
¼ cup of sour cream
1 cup apple sauce
1 large white onion, sliced
¼ butter
6 local bakery Kaiser Roll


Take a pot of water and bring it to a boil on the grill. Add 1 teaspoon of salt to the water. Add cut potatoes. Boil for 15 minutes, or until tender. Drain potatoes. Add cheese, heavy cream, sour cream. Mix and mash well. Set aside.
Add 1 teaspoon of salt, pepper and garlic powder to ground beef. Mix well. Separate beef into 6 patties. Add 1 tablespoon of potato mixture to each burger patty. Fold over edges and make into a ball so no mixture is visible. Then flatten hamburger. Grill for 5-10 minutes on each side over a low to medium heat. Or until burger is cooked to medium.
While burger is cooking take a pan on the grill and add butter and onions. Sauté until onion is soft.
Take Kaiser roll and spread bottom roll will 1 tablespoon of apple sauce. Place burger on bun and add suited onions on top of burger. Serve.