Melty Grilled Cheesy Frita Cubana

Melty Grilled Cheesy Frita Cubana

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Because what's better than crispy fries on a burger?
Ingredients
  • Vegetable oil, for the grill
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • ½ lb. ground pork
  • 4 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • Kosher salt
  • FOR THE BURGER
  • 4 brioche buns
  • 8 slices Sargento┬« Creamery Sliced Natural Cheddar Cheese
  • ¼ c. ketchup
  • 4 large pieces butter lettuce
  • 1 c. shoestring potato chips
Instructions
  1. Prepare a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Brush the grill with vegetable oil. In a medium bowl, combine the beef, pork, vinegar, paprika, cumin, cayenne, and garlic powder. Season with salt.
  2. Shape beef mixture into 4 equally-sized patties, about 4 inches wide. Using your thumb, press a shallow indent into the center of each burger.
  3. Place buns on grill cut side down and grill until lightly toasted, about 30 seconds. Remove to a plate and keep warm.
  4. Grill patties until crust develops on bottom side, about 5 minutes. Flip and cook 4 minutes more. Top each burger with two slices of cheese, cover the grill, and cook until cheese is melted and meat is no longer pink in center about 2 minutes more. Remove burgers to a plate.
  5. To assemble, spread bottom buns with ketchup. Top with lettuce, shoestring fries, and a patty. Close the sandwich with top bun. Serve immediately.

 

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