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This burger… I always make good food but this burger is outstanding. It’s an outstanding burger because of the wholesome and quality ingredients that went into it. I started off with a fresh bakery bun, a homemade lean beef burger patty seasoned with fresh rosemary and smoky ground chipotle, aioli from scratch, creamy goat cheese, fresh tomato, caramelized onions, and topped it all off with baked Alexia spicy chipotle sweet potato fries. Are you drooling yet?
Chipotle and rosemary seem like an unlikely flavor combination but they work really well together, especially with sweet potato fries. Normally I steer away from frozen foods but when I had the opportunity to try out Alexia products, I couldn’t pass them up. I tried the Alexia Rosemary and Sea Salt Fries, Alexia Spicy Sweet Potato Fries, and Alexia Crispy Onion Rings. I love that these fries are so versatile and easy to incorporate into delicious meals. Alexia uses all natural ingredients and since you bake these in the oven, there is no grease! You can easily incorporate Alexia products into meals with sandwiches, salads, and soups when you are running short on time but still want something delicious.
I wanted to create a spring meal that used fresh herbs because nothing says spring flavor like a fresh herb, while your burger doesn’t require rosemary sticks for garnish, please do not substitute fresh rosemary for dried rosemary in the burger. It won’t taste the same and I’ll be mad at you ; )
You can easily find Alexia’s potato products in the frozen food aisle (the potato section) of your local Wal-Mart along with the rest of the ingredients for this meal. They are easy to spot and as you can see, they have a whole lineup of goodness.
- 4 bakery buns (do not use normal sized buns, they will be too small and won't hold the burger)
- 4 rosemary chipotle burgers (1 lb lean ground beef, 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary, 2 teaspoons ground chipotle powder, ½ teaspoon salt)
- Aioli ( 1 cup mayonnaise, 2½ teaspoons lemon juice, 3 cloves garlic minced, ½ teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper)
- Goat cheese crumbles
- Sliced tomato
- Caramelized yellow onions
- 4 large handfuls of Alexia Spicy Sweet Potato Fries (just bake the whole bag and dip the extras in aioli)
- Prepare the aioli ahead of time, combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, salt and black pepper in a small bowl, mix well and cover. Refrigerate this for at least 1 hour before serving.
- Make the burgers - combine ground beef, rosemary, chipotle and salt and form into 4¼ pound burgers.
- Pre heat the oven to 425 degrees.
- Caramelize the onions, use a tablespoon of butter and about 3 large slices of onion, cook over a low heat until translucent and slightly brown
- Add the sweet potato fries to the oven and bake according to package directions. I bake mine a little longer for an extra crispy fry.
- Place the burgers in the oven while the fries are baking and flip them 7 minutes in. The heat is so high that about 15 minutes total is all you need. I like my burger medium so adjust your time according to personal preferences.
- Assemble the burger - spread aioli over the top bun and sprinkle with goat cheese. Add sliced tomato and caramelized onions to the bottom bun. Top with the burger and a handful of sweet potato fries.
The sweet potato fries taste amazing on their own, but I like to dip the leftovers in my aioli and sprinkle on some more chipotle. They are so good that way!