Mac & Cheese—Stuffed Burger
|TABASCO® brand Original Red Sauce||---||2 oz.|
|TABASCO® brand Chipotle Pepper Sauce||---||2 oz.|
|Macaroni & cheese, prepared and chilled||---||1 cup|
|Fried onions||---||1 cup|
|Ground beef, 80/20||2-1/4 lbs.||---|
|Brioche or seeded buns||---||4 each|
|Lettuce leaves||---||8 each|
|Tomato slices||---||8 each|
|Salad, prepared as a side||1 lb.||---|
Fold TABASCO® Original Red Sauce into prepared mac & cheese. Form mixture into 2-oz. disks.
Fold TABASCO® Chipotle Sauce and fried onions into ground beef; ball into 4-1/2-oz. portions and flatten each patty. Place 1 mac-&-cheese disk on the center of 1 beef patty, lay another beef patty on top, and seal the edges shut.
Pan-roast burgers, placing in an oven to finish if necessary.
Toast buns. Lay 2 pieces lettuce and 2 slices tomato onto the bottom of each bun, place each stuffed burger atop tomatoes and serve with 4 oz. side salad.