About this recipe: Buffalo mince is a healthier, leaner alternative to regular beef mince, and chances are you will never know the difference with this recipe! Tasty buffalo burgers with a blue cheese centre, barbecued to perfection. Use any other type of blue cheese you happen to have.
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The taste of the blue cheese in the meat tastes very good. However it was difficult to put the cheese in the center without the patty falling apart. I changed the recipe a bit in hopes of improving the taste. I added an egg to make the meat stick together better, also finely chopped half a medium onion, minced 4 cloves of garlic, some oregano, garlic powder, smoked paprika, pinch of sugar, chili powder, sage, and ground basil. I reduced the amount of salt since the blue cheese (I thought) was enough flavor. I think the more blue cheese you can get in it the better, just a problem of trying to keep the patty together, I had really squeeze it tightly. I am considering in just mixing the cheese in next time instead of trying to put it in the center. - 06 Feb 2010 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
I just made my first buffalo burger. I read the review that warned about the burger falling apart. I stuffed about 2 Tbs. of blue cheese crumbles into a fairly large ball of meat, pushing the meat around the cheese. I wanted my burger to be fairly large. To avoid the burger falling apart, I didn't turn it over until the first side was nicely browned and somewhat stiffened. I was careful not to press the top of the burger while it was cooking, as I wanted to keep it juicy, and not dried out. Once I cooked the second side until it was well-done on the outside and felt firm around the edges, I was able to flip it over one more time to finish cooking. The burger remained in one piece. I sprinkled Mesquite flavoring, garlic powder, and freshly ground pepper onto the burger while it was cooking. The cheese was salty, so the burger did not require any additional salt. I served it on a toasted bun with mustard and ketchup, and topped it with sauteed onion rings. It was the best burger I have ever made! It was totally cooked, but was very moist and flavorful. - 30 Sep 2010 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
One word....Delicious!!! My hubby made them and that is proof that this recipe is simple to follow.... - 22 May 2011 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)