Cast-Iron Skillet Cheeseburgers
RECIPE
20 min

Cast-Iron Skillet Cheeseburgers

Top juicy burgers with a tart cornichon relish that goes well with creamy Comté. 

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Ingredients For

  • x 10
  • Comte cheese
    Dairy products
    Comté PDO
    2 Slices, 1/8inch thick See the article
  • Traditional shallots
    Fruits & Vegetables
    Traditional shallots
    1 small See the article
  • Olive oil and blue background
    Oil & oilseeds
    PDO Vallée des Baux-de-Provence Olive Oil
    1 Tbsp See the article
  • 10 ounces
  • x 2
  • 2 slices
  • 2 pieces

Stir together the cornichon, shallots, and oil in a small bowl. 

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    Form the beef into 2 equal patties, about 4 inches wide and ½-inch thick, and create a depression in the center of each patty.  

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    Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat until just smoking. Sprinkle the patties generously with salt and pepper. Put the patties in the pan with the depression facing up. Cook until the bottom gets brown and crusty, about 4 minutes. 

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    Flip and place the cheese on top. Continue cooking to your desired doneness, 3 to 4 minutes more for medium-rare. 

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    Divide the cornichon relish on the bottom buns. Place a burger on top. Put a slice of tomato and lettuce on the burger, and top with the bun.  

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    Butternut
    Butternut
    PDO Poitou-Charente Butter
    PDO Poitou-Charente Butter
    See Recipe