Oaxacan Burger (Bobby Flay)

A burger with topped with a quickie version of mole sauce, queso fresco, and avocado. Adapted from Bobby Flay's Burgers, Fries and Shakes. You can use semisweet chocolate instead of bittersweet, but I personally don't care much for sweet moles.

Ready In:
35mins
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ingredients

directions

  • Place almonds in a dry saucepan over medium heat.
  • Toast, stirring occasionally, until light golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove and set aside.
  • Increase heat to high.
  • Add oil and heat until it begins to shimmer.
  • Add onion and cook until soft, about 4 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook 30 seconds.
  • Stir in Ancho and New Mexico powders and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add almonds and tomatoes and bring to a boil.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.
  • Add tortilla chips and cook for about 10 minutes, or until reduced by half.
  • Carefully transfer to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  • Return to pan over high heat.
  • Add chocolate, honey and maple syrup.
  • Cook until reduced to a sauce consistency, about 5 minutes.
  • Season and keep warm.
  • Divide meat into 4 equal portions.
  • Shape each into a patty and make a depression in the center.
  • Season both sides with salt and pepper.
  • Heat oil over high heat until it begins to shimmer.
  • Cook burgers to desired doneness, about 4 minutes per side for medium-rare.
  • Top with sauce, queso fresco, avocado wedges and pickled onions, if using.
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"A burger with topped with a quickie version of mole sauce, queso fresco, and avocado. Adapted from Bobby Flay's Burgers, Fries and Shakes. You can use semisweet chocolate instead of bittersweet, but I personally don't care much for sweet moles."
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  1. Chocolatl
    A burger with topped with a quickie version of mole sauce, queso fresco, and avocado. Adapted from Bobby Flay's Burgers, Fries and Shakes. You can use semisweet chocolate instead of bittersweet, but I personally don't care much for sweet moles.
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