The Perfect Gourmet Burger from Kroger

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We recently went to a “gourmet” burger shop in our town.  We left with a $70 bill for a family of 5.  Really these are burgers not steaks.  Although they were good, I was now determined to create the perfect gourmet burger at home using products from our grocery store, Kroger.  These would be perfect for your Fourth Of July BBQ!

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Having been provided coupons for Kroger’s Private Selection products I set out to find the best ingredients, at a value.  I had a burger in mind too!  I am a big fan of sweet and savory and was craving a little blue cheese and sweet berries.  Here is what I brought home to create for our gourmet burger night:

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All gourmet burgers don’t have plain old buns, so I grabbed a loaf of Private Selection Gourmet Breads and cut it into 5 “buns” .  This was a little bready, even for my carbo junkie tween!

I flavored the Angus beef, a little higher in fat than I am used to  but that is what gives it all the flavor. A hamburger is all about flavor and toppings.  I added a few tablespoons of the peppercorn rub.

My husband built the perfect gourmet burgers and I suggested he shape them in more of a rectangle to fit my rolls. He came up with adding a little sweetness and drizzled some maple syrup on each hamburger before heading to the grill.

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We grilled some sweet onion as well.  After adding some mixed berry private Selection Jam on the roll, here is the final product.

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For the fraction of the bill, we now have created a “gourmet” version of the burger at home.

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What is your favorite burger condiment?

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About Maria Long

A forty something Mom who enjoys cooking, crafting, entertaining and traveling. I love sharing our adventures and sharing family friendly products to make your day to day easier too.