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Beefy Wine Burger

Wine Varietal: Merlot

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The taste of wine with beef.


Burger Patties:

2 pounds fresh all natural ground beef chuck

1/2 cup Sutter Home White Merlot wine

2 Tablespoons Wyler’s beef instant bouillon granules

1/2 package McCormick Grill Mates Brown Sugar Bourbon Naturally Flavored Marinade dry mix

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 Tablespoon dry parsley flakes

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 Tablespoon cocoa powder

1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

1 Tablespoon honey mustard

1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

Butter Wine Basting Sauce:

2 Tablespoons butter

1/4 cup Sutter Home White Merlot wine

1/2 cup light brown sugar

1 Tablespoon worcestershire sauce

1/2 teaspoon rum extract

1 teaspoon light agave nectar

1/2 teaspoon beef bouillon granules

1/2 package McCormick Grill Mates Brown Bourbon Marinade dry mix

Onion Toppers:


Cooking spray

2 medium onions

2 beef bouillon cubes

4 Tablespoons butter, divided

4 Tablespoons worcestershire sauce, divided

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon dry parsley

Additional Ingedients:

6 King’s Hawaiian Sandwich Buns

6 slices smoked provolone cheese

6 teaspoons honey mustard


Burger Patties:

Mix all dry and wet ingredients until well mixed.

Refrigerate patties for 45 minutes.

Take patties out for 10 minutes before grilling.

Grill on charcoal grill at 375-400 for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Butter Wine Basting Sauce:

Combine all ingredients in small sauce pan.

Place on grill at lower heat.

Bring to a low boil, stirring frequently.

Bast burgers as they cook, coating each side as they are turned.

Onion Toppers:

Spray two 12-14 inch pieces of foil with cooking spray.

Cut ends off of each onion and remove outer skins.

Make 6 diagonal cuts across each onion from flat top end, not cutting all the way down to the bottom.

Scoop out center of each onion.

Place each onion on a piece of foil.

Place one bouillon cube in the center of each onion.

Frost each onion with 2 Tablespoons of butter.

Pour 2 Tablespoons of worcestershire sauce over each onion.

Sprinkle each onion with 1/2 of the garlic powder and then parsley.

Wrap each foiled onion into a package and place on the grill. Cook until tender and transparent (30-45 minutes).

Lightly toast buns on the grill.

When burgers are done, remove from grill and let rest for 10 minutes.

Top bottom bun with 1 teaspoon honey mustard.

Place burger on top, provolone cheese, then slices of onion toppers and top bun. Enjoy.

Come on in and make yourself at home. Please just verify that you’re 21 years of age or older.

© 2018 Sutter Home Winery, Inc. St. Helena, CA 94574