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Jucy Lucy Burger

Cheesy Juicy Lucy Burger

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 14 mins
Resting time 3 mins
Total Time 24 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 pounds Certified Angus Beef ® ground beef 80/20 blend ideal
  • 6 slices American cheese
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic finely chopped (or substitute 1 teaspoon garlic powder)
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Canola cooking spray
  • 4 buns
  • Grill pan or cast iron pan optional

Instructions
 

  • Cut each cheese slice evenly into 4 squares; arrange in 4 stacks with 6 slices each.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine ground beef, garlic, Worcestershire, salt and pepper; mix by hand.
  • Form beef mixture into 8 thin patties on a large sheet pan. With your thumb, press an indented well in the center of 4 patties and put the portioned cheese in the wells. Encase the cheese with the remaining 4 patties, hand forming your burger to a uniform shape with sealed edges. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes before grilling.
  • Spray burgers with a light coat of cooking spray. Grill or pan sear over high heat 3 minutes per side. Transfer to cool side of grill or 375°F oven to finish cooking to an internal doneness of 160°F (5 to 8 minutes). Remove from grill and rest at least 3 minutes for cheese to set.

Notes

Recipe and photo courtesy of Certified Angus Beef.