How to Make Your Own Umami Truffle Burger at Home

Truffle Burger

All ingredients for the Umami Truffle Burger are super secret but we think we’ve come up with a “close as you can get” recipe.

Best option is to grind your own meat at home using an attachment for an electric mixer or other grinding device. We recommend a blend of about 75% top round and 25% brisket or navel to get great flavor and just enough fat for a juicy burger.

For each burger:

Ingredients

  • 1 Brioche or Portuguese Bun, sliced in half
  • Melted butter, as needed
  • 6 oz. Ground Beef, formed into a 4” patty
  • 1 slice Il Boschetto al Tartuffo or other delicious truffle cheese
  • 1-2 Tbl Truffle Glaze (see recipe)
  • 1 Tbl Truffle Aioli (see recipe)

Method

  1. Brush butter on both cut sides of the bun and place on a hot pan to toast.
  2. In a very hot, heavy bottom pan, cook burger until very well seared on one side. Flip and sear one minute. Add cheese and continue cooking until desired internal temperature and cheese is melted.
  3. Spread Truffle Aioli on bottom bun. Add patty with cheese and drizzle generously with truffle glaze. Place top bun on burger. Enjoy!

Truffle Glaze

Ingredients

  • ½ Bottle Tawny Port
  • 1/8 tsp Truffle Salt
  • 2 Tbl White Truffle Oil (or more to taste)
  • Pinch Sugar

Method

Bring Port to a simmer and reduce until syrupy – approx. 3 Tbl. Remove from heat and add truffle salt, truffle oil and sugar. Add additional truffle oil to taste. Cool.

Truffle Aioli

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Mayonnaise, high quality
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbl White Truffle Oil (or more to taste)
  • ½ Lemon, juice only

Method

Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl until thoroughly combined. Add additional truffle oil to taste.


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