It is my favorite food group. In a previous post I used bacon puree to make bacon chips. I have taken bacon slime to new heights with what I like to call a ‘3B slider’. I wanted to make the ultimate bacon slider using fresh blended bacon puree seen below. This is 100% real applewood smoked bacon pureed in a food processor.
For the burger patty, I blended together:
- 2 pounds of 90/10 ground chuck (90% lean)
- 1-1/2 pounds of bacon puree
- 8 ounces of Gorgonzola crumbles
- 1 Tbsp. black pepper
- 1 Tbsp. smoked paprika
- 1 Tbsp. chili powder
- 2 Tbsp. granulated garlic
This mixture will be a lot looser than your average ground beef so I think it works best as a slider. I formed these bad boys into small patties, then cooked them on a SUPER hot grill for about 1 minute and 30 seconds a side. I assembled them on small dinner rolls with buffalo aioli, 2 hour caramelized onions, green leaf lettuce, and garlic pickle slices:
Juicy and flavorful doesn’t even begin to describe these little nuggets of joy. I also recommend cooking them to about medium well (yeah thats right!) to have a super nice crust to the patty. You have a combo of salty and creamy from the bacon-gorgonzola patty, sweetness from the onions, and heat from the buffalo aioli. You can thank me later.
Let me know what you use bacon puree in!