FirePit Cookbook: Burgers 3 Ways

October 01, 2018
Filed Under: clinic

Say Goodbye to Average Burgers With Three New Takes On This Classic Sandwich

With the help of the BioLite team, we pulled together three recipes for delicious burgers that are a sure-fire way to spice up your next gathering. Fire up the FirePit and get to grilling.

  • French Onion Burger with Melted Gruyere on Toasted Garlic Bread 
  • Falafel Spiced Turkey Burger with Cucumber Raita
  • Grilled Beet Burger with Goat Cheese & Walnut Topping

See the Recipes in Action

 

French Onion Burger with Melted Gruyere on Toasted Garlic Bread (serves 4)

Equipment Used:

  • BioLite FirePit
  • Charcoal
  • Tongs/Spatula
  • Cutting board, knife
  • Mixing bowl and spoon

Ingredients

  • 1lb Ground Beef 
  • Sourdough Bread
  • 1 Large White Onion
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1/4 Cup Mayo
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • Gruyere Cheese

At Home Prep

  • Combine mayo and one clove of minced garlic and set aside as your burger spread.
  • Form patties by combining ground beef and onion powder.
  • Slice onions and cheese and set aside. 

Off Grid Prep

  • With your FirePit's fuel rack at the highest level, pour a bed of easy light charcoals into the FirePit and light.
  • Once your FirePit is hot, place patties onto the grill and add salt. Flip after a couple of minutes.
  • Add onions to the grill and cook until lightly caramelized.
  • Add cheese onto burgers. Once melted, remove burgers from the grill.
  • Cantilever the grill to the side and place buns on to lightly toast. Remove from grill and rub a clove of garlic onto the bread.
  • Spread a dollop of the aioli and some dijon mustard (optional), place a burger patty on the toast and top it off with an onion.
  • Cut in half and dig in.

 

Spiced Turkey Burger with Cucumber Raita

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 Cucumber (peeled, seeds removed and diced)
  • 1/2 Lemon Juiced
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Dill
  • 1 lb Ground Turkey
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Fresh Parsely
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Potato Buns

At Home Prep

  • Zest a full lemon and set aside
  • Combine greek yogurt, diced cucumber, dill, salt, pepper, and juice from half of the zested lemon. Set aside in a refrigerator. 
  • For the burgers, combine turkey, cumin, coriander, garlic powder, parsley, salt and pepper and the lemon zest.
  • Form about 4-5 patties.

Off Grid Prep

  • With your FirePit's fuel rack at the highest level, pour a bed of easy light charcoals into the FirePit and light.
  • Once your FirePit is hot, place patties onto the grill and add salt. Flip after a couple of minutes.
  • Add buns to grill to toast lightly.
  • Remove from grill and place a patty on a bun. Add a dollop of the cucumber raita and top with a sprig of parsley. 

Grilled Beet Burger with Goat Cheese & Walnut Topping (serves 4)

Ingredients

  • 1 large beet
  • 1 Packet of Goat Cheese
  • 1/2 Cup of Diced Walnuts
  • 1/3 Cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • Potato Buns
  • Arugula

At Home Prep

  • Put on gloves to avoid tie-dyed hands and peel & slice the beets.
  • Pierce the beet slices with a fork several times.
  • In a large plastic bag, combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar and beets. Seal and shake well to combine. Set aside.
  • Combine walnuts, goat cheese and pepper. Form into small patties and set aside. 

Off Grid Prep

  • With your FirePit's fuel rack at the highest level, pour a bed of easy light charcoals into the FirePit and light.
  • Once your FirePit is hot, place beet slices onto the grill. Grill until tender about 7.5 minutes, flipping halfway through. 
  • Remove beets from the grill and place on a bun and a bed of arugula. Place the goat cheese patty on top and serve. 

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