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Pimiento Cheese Burgers from Blow Fly Inn

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield Makes 6 burgers
Creamy and spicy, the pimiento cheese adds just the right kick to this burger. Use any leftover cheese in finger sandwiches or as a dip with celery sticks and crackers.


  • 3 pounds ground chuck
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups Roasted Red Pepper Pimiento Cheese
  • 6 kaiser rolls
  • Toppings: mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato slices, red onion slices, pickle chips

How to Make It

  1. Combine ground chuck, salt, and pepper gently. Shape into 6 (4 1/2-inch) patties. Cook 3 patties in a large skillet over medium-high heat 8 minutes on each side or until no longer pink in center. Top each patty with 1/3 cup pimiento cheese; cover and cook 1 more minute or just until cheese melts. Remove from skillet; keep warm. Repeat procedure with remaining 3 patties and 1/3 cup pimiento cheese per patty. Serve on kaiser rolls with mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickles.

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