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Beef and Turkey Burgers with Shallot Sauce
From Dorothy McNett's recipes at www.dorothymcnett.com. This combination is so elegant it is hard to call it a burger! The combination of premium ground beef and turkey grilled to perfection and then glazed with a shallot sauce is wonderful plated and served with a green salad, vegetables of the day and Syrah. It also is wonderful served as open faced sandwiches on your choice of buns. I favor a thick slice of whole wheat bread. Simply place the burger on top and drizzle with the shallot sauce so that it soaks into the bread a bit. Syrah is a perfect pairing companion with the flavors of beef, turkey and shallots.
1/2 pound lean ground beef
Put the beef in one bowl, the turkey into another. Combine the salt, pepper and herbs. (or use a ready made dry rub seasoning mix) Sprinkle half of the mixture over the beef, the other half over the turkey, mixing it into each. Now take a small portion of the beef mixture and take the same amount of the turkey mixture and shape into a patty. Push the two together to make one standard sized burger with one half the beef and the other half the turkey, pinching them together as you are shaping them. (Yes, or course you could completely blend the two mixtures but it more interesting and very special to have a dual burger.) Set aside while you make the shallot sauce.
Recipe created 2009-07-26.