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Sweet and Salty Burgers With Walla Walla Sweet Onions and Sweet and Spicy Fry Sauce

I love a great burger. I also love sweet and salty, so I decided to create a great burger that is sweet and salty.

Ingredients 

Sweet and Spicy Fry Sauce

½ cup Best Foods/Hellman’s Mayonnaise

¼ cup Heinz Ketchup

2 tablespoons pineapple juice

¼ teaspoon Salt and pepper

¼ teaspoon Garlic powder

¼ teaspoon Onion powder

1/8 teaspoon Cayenne pepper

Burger

1 ½ pound Ground beef 85/15 percent fat

½ pound Ground Veal

1 cup Fresh Gourmet Crispy Onions crumbled

1 cup Tater Tots defrosted and crumbled

1 - 8 ounce can Crushed pineapples drained (reserve 2 tablespoons juice)

½ cup Green bell pepper, diced or grated

1 Jumbo egg

¼ cup Heinz Ketchup

2 Tablespoons Light brown sugar

½ Teaspoon Salt

¼ Teaspoon Pepper

¼ Teaspoon Garlic powder

Toppings

6 Slices Jack Cheese

6 Grilled French Ranch buns

1 tablespoon Fry Sauce (recipe to follow)

18 sliices Dill pickles

6 slices Walla Walla Sweet Onions

6 slices Tomato

6 ounces Shredded Iceberg lettuce

Instructions 

1.Fry Sauce:

Blend mayonnaise, ketchup, pineapple juice, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper in small bowl, cover, and refrigerate until burgers are ready.

2.Burger:

Mix ground beef, veal, crispy onions, tater tots, pineapple, bell pepper, egg, ketchup, brown sugar, salt, pepper and garlic in a mixing bowl. Shape into 6 patties and grill 10 minutes per side over medium heat on gas grill. Place 1 slice cheese on each patty the last 5 minutes of grilling.

3.Bun:

While burgers are grilling, grill buns 2 minutes each side

4.Assembly:

Spread fry sauce to top and bottom bun

Place pickles then burger on bottom bun

Top burger with slice onion and tomato

Top tomato with lettuce

Place top bun

Comments 

My Sweet and Salty burger is a perfect bite with a sweet salty flavored burger enhanced by the salty cheese and sweet Walla Wall Sweet Onion (The best onions in the world!) and slice of sweet tomato with a little kick from my delicious spicy sweet fry sauce.
This burger would pair nicely with the crisp slightly dry glass of chardonnay.