This burger may have you at "brie," but the surprise knockout here is actually a spicy scallion mayonnaise, made with lemon zest, serrano pepper, and garlic.
You may be skeptical of pairing a French cheese with something so spicy, but one bite and I assure you that you'll be sold on the combo forever. Who can resist gourmet flavors, prepped, grilled, and assembled in about 30 minutes flat?
Keep reading for the recipe.
For spicy scallion paste: For the burgers: Serves 4.
4 scallions, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 serrano chile, thinly sliced
Zest of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
Salt and freshly ground pepper
4 ounces brie cheese, rind removed and cut into 4 pieces
Vegetable oil, for brushing
4 hamburger buns of your choice
1 large tomato, cut in 1/4-inch slices
1 head of butter lettuce, leaves separated
For spicy scallion paste:
For the burgers: