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Recipe: Canadiana Burger

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Jul 12, 2018 8:47:00 AM

Tender and juicy prime rib patties are complemented with peameal bacon, maple-glazed onions, grainy Dijonnaise and smoked Cheddar cheese to create a truly Canadian burger. 

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Serves: 12



1/4 cup (60 mL/2 oz) Vegetable oil
1/4 cup (60 mL/2 oz) Butter
4 large Red onions (3 lb), thickly sliced
2 tbsp (30 mL/0.3 oz) Chopped fresh thyme leaves
4 cloves Garlic, minced
1 tsp (5 mL) each Kosher salt (0.3 oz) and pepper (0.1 oz)
1/4 cup (60 mL/2 oz) Balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp (30 mL/1.5 oz) Maple syrup
1 cup (250 mL/8 oz) Mayonnaise
1 cup (250 mL/9 oz) Grainy Dijon mustard
2 tbsp (30 mL 1 oz) White vinegar
2 tsp (10 mL/0.2 oz) Granulated sugar
1/2 cup (125 mL/1 oz) Finely chopped chives


12 portions Grille & Galley Gourmet™ 4 Oz. Prime Rib Beef Burger
24 slices ( 1 lb 8 oz) Smoked cheddar cheese
12 thick-cut slices (1lb 8oz) Peameal bacon
12 Crusty hamburger rolls, split
12 Red leaf lettuce leaves (2.4 oz)



  1. Heat oil and butter in large skillet set over medium heat; cook onions for 12 to 15 minutes or until softened. Add thyme, garlic, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until very soft and golden brown.
  2. Increase heat to medium-high. Stir in balsamic vinegar and maple syrup; cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until almost completely evaporated. Let cool completely. Onions can be made up to 5 days in advance.
  3. Stir together mayonnaise, grainy mustard, vinegar and sugar until well combined; fold in chives. Sauce can be made up to 3 days in advance.
  4. Assembly (1 portion): Grill burger over medium-high heat for 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, or until well charred and just cooked through. Top with 2 slices of cheese; cook for 1 minute before removing from grill.
  5. Grill peameal bacon for 5 minutes, turning once, or until cooked through. Grill hamburger roll for about 1 minute or until lightly toasted. Spread 3 tbsp (45 mL) mayonnaise sauce over bottom half of toasted roll. Top with lettuce, slice of peameal bacon and burger. Spoon 1/4 cup (60 mL) onions over burger; cap with top half of roll.



  • Serve with coated waffle-cut fries, sweet potato fries, onion rings or potato wedges.
  • Drizzle with sriracha hot sauce for a spicy finish.
  • Substitute double-smoked, thick-cut side bacon for peameal bacon if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per 1 burger (1/12 recipe)

Calories 920
Fat 55g
Saturated Fat 22g
Trans Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 145mg
Sodium 2480mg
Carbohydrate 63g
Fibre 5g
Sugars 13g
Protein 44g



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