Baby Cheeseburgers with Mushrooms and Bacon
PREP TIME: 20 Minutes
TOTAL TIME: 30 Minutes
MAKES: 12 Servings
1-1/4 lbs. ground beef
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
12 small (silver dollar size) soft buns, cut in half, toasted
Mayonnaise to taste
¾ cup DOLE® Field Greens (110 g)
Sweet Onion Vinaigrette (recipe in directions section)
12 small slices white Cheddar cheese
4 oz. mushrooms, sliced and sautéed (75 g)
4 strips bacon, cooked until crisp and crumbled
Gently form ground beef into 12 small burgers; season with salt and pepper to taste. Grill or broil until desired degree of doneness.
Spread bottom of each bun with mayonnaise. Toss salad with Sweet Onion Vinaigrette to taste. Spoon salad onto each bun. Top each with mini burger, cheese slice, sauteed mushrooms and crumbled bacon. Place top half of bun on each burger. Serve.
Sweet Onion Vinaigrette: Whisk together 1/2 cup (120 mL) grape seed oil, 1/4 cup (60 mL) white balsamic vinaigrette, 1/2 cup (75 g) finely chopped sweet onion and freshly ground pink peppercorns to taste, until blended. Makes about 3/4 cup (180 mL).