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Total Time
1hr 22mins
Prep 1 hr 15 mins
Cook 7 mins

Bobby Flay

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Make the ketchup: heat oil in a small saucepan over medium heat; add in garlic and pepper flakes; cook for 1 minute.
  2. Add in ketchup and oregano; cook 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in vinegar and basil; season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Transfer to a bowl and let cool to room temperature or cover and refrigerate for 1 day; bring to room temperature before serving.
  5. Make the fricos: combine the cheese and flour in a bowl.
  6. Heat an 8 inch nonstick skillet over med-high heat; add 3 tablespoons of cheese mixture and cook until light brown on the bottom; turn over with a heat-proof silicone spatula and continue cooking for another 10-15 seconds.
  7. Remove to a plate to cool; wipe out the pan with a paper towel and repeat to make 3 more fricos.
  8. Divide the meat into 4 equal portions; form each portion loosely into a 3/4-inch thick burger and make a deep depression in the center with your thumb.
  9. Season both sides of each burger with salt and pepper.
  10. Heat oil in a pan or griddle over high heat until the oil begins to shiimmer.
  11. Cook the burgers until golden brown and slightly charred on the first side, about 3 minutes for beef and 5 minutes for turkey.
  12. Flip burgers; cook beef burgers until golden brown and slightly charred on second side, 4 minutes for med-rare, 5 minutes for turkey.
  13. Place the burgers on the bun bottoms; add some of the arugula to each burger; top with the fricos, and then add a dollop of the ketchup.
  14. Top with the bun tops and serve immediately.