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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 - The Super Bowl is days away, and if you want to score some points while watching the highly anticipated big game, this Touchdown Burger is your best play. No matter which team you are cheering on, I know that every hungry fan will win when they try out this delicious and visually tempting burger.


The Secret Play for the Garlic and Onion Saute:


½ Cup Sweet Onions, diced
2 Large Garlic Cloves, minced
A Pinch of Coarsely Ground Sea-salt
A Pinch of Ground Black Pepper
½ Teaspoon Dried Parsley Leaves
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

The Kick Off to make the Touch-down Burger:


1.75 Pounds of 95% lean ground beef
2 Tablespoons of Worcestershire Sauce
1 Tablespoon Coarsely Ground Sea-salt
½ Tablespoon Coarsely Ground Black Pepper
1 Teaspoon Dried Parsley Leaves
The cooked Garlic and Onion Saute
½ Pound of Sliced Provolone Cheese (set aside for later)
1 Pound of Cooked Bacon (Set aside for later)
24 Ounce jar of Roasted Red Bell Peppers, drained (Set aside for later)
2 Large Tomatoes, sliced (Set aside for later)
1 Head of Iceberg Lettuce (Set aside for later)
4 to 6 Brioche Buns (Set aside for later)

Winning the call for the Spread:


6 tablespoons of Trader Joes's Aioli Garlic Mustard Sauce
6 tablespoons of Sour Cream

The Game Play:

  1. Place all your ingredients for The Secret Play for the Garlic and Onion Saute in a non-stick frying pan and cook on a low to medium heat setting, stirring continuously until the onions become soft to the touch and golden brown. (approximately 10 minuets.)
  2. Remove the pan from the heat and set to the side to cool.
  3. Once the Garlic and Onion Saute is cooled off, place inside a bowl, and add all the remaining ingredients for making the burger.
  4. Using your hands (after you have washed them with soap and water) mix all ingredients until they are fully incorporated.
  5. Make a large circle of the prepared meat, and cut into 4 equal portions*
    Form each one into a flat circle.
  6. Fire up your grill and cook them according to your preference.**
  7. While cooking them, and after you have flipped the burger, place one to two pieces of Provolone Cheese on-top of each.
  8. Once cooked to your preference, remove the burgers from the grill and set aside.

Making the Pass:

  1. Prepare the Winning the call Spread by placing the ingredients into a small separate bowl and stirring until thoroughly mixed.
  2. Coat the top of the inside of each brioche bun with the Winning the Call Spread.
  3. Place on large Roasted Red Bell Pepper (RRBP) slice on the bottom of each brioche bun
  4. Place a layer of the cooked bacon on top of the RRBP
  5. Take your Touch-down Burgers and place on top of the bacon
  6. Layer some Iceberg Lettuce on top of the touch-down burger
  7. Next add a slice or two of tomato.
  8. And to complete the pass, top the burger off with the other half of brioche bun.

I'm sure that your friends and family will see and smell these enticing Touch-down Burgers and be on the sidelines cheering you on while you're cooking them. And be on the look-out for any personal fouls once you have made The Winning Call for the Spread because it can also be used as a creamy dip for chips and vegetables too. I hope that you enjoy the game. And after it is over, I hope the Touch-down burger will be one of the highlight replays that your loved ones talk about the next day.

*You can also make the portions smaller and turn them into sliders.
**I personally like medium-rare, and I cooked mine on the grill for 4 minuets per side

About The Author
Amaris Pollock
Author: Amaris Pollock
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About Me
I'm self-taught and I adore creating new recipes or taking an old favorite and adding a new twist. Also, I frequently utilize alcohol because it brings a more robust flavor to whatever meal or baked goods I create. I hope that you enjoy my recipes, and feel free to ask a question or comment below!
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