Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins
On Grilled Bread with Beet and Goat Cheese Salad 365: No Repeats. Rachael Ray
- 5 tablespoons olive oil
- 4 large shallots, thinly sliced
- salt and pepper
- 4 tablespoons sherry wine vinegar
- 2 lbs ground sirloin
- 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tablespoon grill seasoning
- 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 4 slices crusty country bread
- 1 (8 1/4 ounce) cansliced beets, drained and cut into sticks
- 6 cups arugula (or frisse, watercress, or baby spinach)
- 1 cup crumbled goat cheese
- Preheat a grill pan or grill to high.
- Preheat a small skillet over medium-high heat wth 2 tablespoons of EVOO. Add the shallots, season with salt and pepper, and cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 6 minutes, or until lightly brown.
- Add 2 tablespoons of the sherry vinegar and continue to cook for 1 minute, then remove from the heat and reserve.
- While the shallots are getting brown, in a large bowl, combine the beef, thyme, Worcestershire, grill seasoning, and Dijon mustard.
- Divide the meat into 4 portions. Form large patties about 1 1/4 inches.
- Coat the beef patties with a good drizzle of EVOO. Grill for 5 to 6 minutes per side for medium rare, 7 to 8 minutes per side for medium well to well.
- Drizzle of brush EVOO onto both sides of the bread slices, season with salt and pepper, and add to the grill.
- Cook until well marked on both sides, remove from the grill, and wrap in foil to keep warm.
- In a bowl, combine the beets and greens and drizzle with remaining 3 tablespoons of EVOO, and a little salt and pepper. Toss to coat; add the crumbled goat cheese and toss to distribute.
- To serve, divide the grilled bread among 4 serving plates. Top bread with beet and goat cheese salad, letting it overflow onto the plates.
- Transfer the burgers to the top of the salad and then pile each burger with some of the caramelized shallots.
Tasty burger with rustic thyme and Dijon theme. And a feta beetroot salad to go with.
These were very good. Tip: EVOO = extra virgin olive oil. My husband figured it out. I had no idea what it meant.