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Oktoberfest Slider With Ruben Sauerkraut

Oktoberfest Slider With Ruben Sauerkraut

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Ingredients

  • – 2 Cups sauerkraut, pressed and drained
  • – 1 Cup thousand island dressing
  • – 6 Ounces shredded Swiss cheese
  • – 1.5 Pounds. 80/20 ground beef
  • – 1 lb. ground pork butt
  • – 1 egg
  • – 1/2 Cup beer (IPA is preferred)
  • – 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • – 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander seed
  • – 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • – 1 teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • – 1/2 teaspoon ground sage
  • – 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • – 1 teaspoon sugar in the raw
  • – 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • – 1 teaspoon roasted garlic paste
  • – 1 teaspoon ground fennel
  • – 18 pretzel slider buns
  • – 10 Ounces of crunchy dill pickle chips (optional garnish)

Instructions

  • 1. Mix the sauerkraut, thousand island, and shredded Swiss cheese in a small mixing bowl, wrap, cover, and store in the refrigerator (under 41 degrees F.) until needed.
  • 2. In a separate mixing bowl beat the egg and beer together until well mixed.
  • 3. Add your black pepper, coriander, smoked paprika, mustard powder, sage, salt, sugar, onion powder, roasted garlic, and fennel to the egg/beer mix and whisk until all the ingredients are well incorporated.
  • 4. Add your ground beef and ground pork butt to your liquid mixture and mix with your hands until the blend in well combined.
  • 5. Let the mixture rest for fifteen minutes wrapped and covered in the refrigerator.
  • 6. Form Patties into 2.5 Ounces patties ( For consistency purposes I use a 2.5 Ounces ice cream scoop)
  • 7. Grill on a charcoal grill on high heat for 2 minutes then rotate them 90 degrees.
  • 8. Grill for another 2 minutes then flip the burgers
  • 9. Grill for two minutes and then rotate them 90 degrees.
  • 10. After two minutes take a temperature reading. The burgers need to reach 165 degrees and
  • when they do remove them from the grill.
  • 11. Let the burgers rest for 3 minutes. While letting the burgers rest, lightly grill the pretzel buns.
  • 12. Top each burger with 1 Ounces of Ruben sauerkraut
  • 13. Plate each burger and enjoy with friends, family, and loved ones!
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