Beefy Burgers With Herby Compound Butter

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Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Make the compound butter way ahead of time and make lots...it has many uses as it can also accompany poultry and pork.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, make compound herb butter by combining softened butter, thyme, sage, parsley, chives, and rosemary; this can also be done in a food processor.
  2. Turn out onto parchment or plastic wrap and roll into a log, 1 1/2-to 2-inches in diameter.
  3. Chill until firm, or freeze for up to one month.
  4. Heat grill or grill pan.
  5. Form 4 eight-ounce burgers, 1-inch thick.
  6. Cut four 1/4-inch thick slices of compound butter from the log. Make an indentation in the center of each burger, and place half of a 1/4-inch slice of compound butter inside.
  7. Reshape meat to cover butter, making sure it is not visible from either side; season both sides with salt and pepper.
  8. Oil grill with a small amount of vegetable oil to prevent sticking.
  9. Grill burgers for 5 to 7 minutes per side for medium doneness.
  10. Remove from grill and serve.