Cheesy Oktoberfest Burger Recipe Goes Great With Cold Beer
With Oktoberfest right around the corner, learn how to make this juicy cheeseburger that will have your guests raving for weeks! It is perfectly paired with a nice cold beer and basket of golden fries! This Cheesy Oktoberfest burger recipe is all about celebrating wheat beer during harvest and has amazing beer infused caramelized onions, beer infused cheese sauce and a juicy hamburger patty between two tasty pretzel buns.
1 tablespoon of butter
1 medium white onion
1/2 cup wheat beer
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar.
1 teaspoon maple syrup
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon white flour
1/2 cup wheat beer
1 cup mozzarella cheese
**Hamburgers - Per one hamburger**
1/4 pound ground beef and pork blend
10 small pretzels
Pretzel hamburger bun
3 sliced bacon
Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in pot. Thinly slice a medium white onion and add to pot with butter. cook onion until translucent and fragrant, about 5 minutes. Once onion is cooked, add 1/2 cup of wheat beer to the onions and simmer. Once simmering, add 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and 1 teaspoon maple syrup and simmer until reduced to nice brown and saucy caramelized onions. Set onions aside.
In another small pot, melt 1 tablespoon of butter. Once melted and bubbling, add a tablespoon of flour and mix until it makes a paste, or roux. Add 1/2 cup wheat beer to the roux and using a whisk, stir together and let simmer until sauce thickens. Once sauce is nice and thick, turn down heat to medium low and add one cup of mozzarella cheese and let melt, stirring constantly. Add salt and pepper to taste. Set cheese sauce aside.
Place ground beef and pork blend in a bowl. Crush up 10 small pretzels with your hand, or in a food processor and add to the meat. Mix until the pretzels are well incorporated with the ground meat. Mold meat and pretzels into a hamburger and cook in frying pan and medium high until golden brown on each side.
The the frying pan still hot, cook 3 pieces of bacon until crisp and brown because well, everything is better with bacon right? The flavors of the beef, bacon, onions and beer infused cheese sauce create a heavenly combination and the taste will knock your guests right over!
Slice pretzel hamburger bun in half and place cooked and golden hamburger on bottom bun. Top with beer infused caramelized onions (don't be shy, pile them up high. This is where a lot of flavor lies) Top the onions with pieces of cooked bacon. For the grand finale, top it all off with the cheese sauce before placing the top bun on to complete this beautiful Cheesy Oktoberfest burger!
These burgers are perfect for an Oktoberfest celebration, but are also extremely impressive at any BBQ, family picnic or just on a Saturday night! After serving these Cheesy Oktoberfest burgers, everyone is going to be begging you for the recipe!
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