Quebec Grain-Fed Veal Burger Surprise

Type of cut: ground veal

Yield: 4 servings

Degree of difficulty: chef

Preparation: 30 minutes

Marinating: 4 hours

Cooking: 8 minutes

Cooking method: BBQ

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Ingredients

  • 450 g (1 lb) ground Quebec Grain-Fed Veal
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) chopped parsley
  • 1 egg
  • 3 slices of white bread, without crusts, shredded
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 125 g (1/4 lb) blue or brie cheese, divided into 4 balls
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) peanut oil
  • 8 slices of black or rye bread
  • A pinch of salt and of pepper

Preparation

  1. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients except the cheese, the oil and the slices of black bread. Let sit in the refrigerator for 4 hours.
  2. Make 4 balls, with the cheese hidden in their centers.
  3. On the barbecue, sear the balls over high heat for 1 minute on each side, then continue cooking for 4 to 5 minutes over low heat.
  4. Toast the bread and insert the meat between 2 slices of toasted bread.
  5. Garnish your burger to taste.

Wine pairing

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© Société des alcools du Québec, Montréal, 2007, 2011