Steamed Cheeseburgers Recipe

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Steamed Cheeseburgers

Gary G

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@MichiganMan

I was inspired to try to make these at home after watching the Travel Channel when they aired a piece about Ted's Restaurant in Meriden, CT. He makes these awesome looking, gooey cheese covered burgers. I can't think of anyone who has a steam box like Ted has, so after viewing the episode, I wanted one! So, I grabbed my patty press from the cupboard and went on to try my own. I used a large frying pan, lid and the wire rack from my toaster oven. I was pleasantly surprised with my new go to method for burgers when it's too cold to grill outside. no grease mess either!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Steam

Ingredients

24 oz
ground chuck
4 slice
vermont extra sharp cheddar cheese, sliced
4
hamburger buns
4 slice
onion

Directions Step-By-Step

1
using a patty press, or your hands, form burgers into 6 ounce patties. season with salt and pepper or as you like.
2
in a large frying pan, place a wire rack. fill with water to just below the rack and heat on high with lid on until steam develops
3
place burger patties on rack, cover and steam 10-12 minutes. add cheese and steam for up to 1 additional minute or until cheese melts. Since no flipping is involved place a slice of onion on the pattie if you desire.
4
place burgers on bun and garnish. ENJOY! This recipe makes four 6 ounce hamburgers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Burgers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy