A New Way To Serve Up That Cheeseburger

Published On July 5, 2013 | By Christa Schueler | Food, Recipes

Serving up cheeseburgers for dinner?  Ditch those buns and get a little creative.  Reinvent your cheeseburgers with this Burger Blankets recipe from the Organized Cook.  Simple, fun and delicious, Burger Blankets will be a hit with the family because, let’s face it, sometimes having the same old food gets a tad boring.  Dish up your burger blanket with fries, pasta salad or baked beans and make your dinner feel like an outdoor picnic (but without the excessive heat).

Burger Blankets

Burger Blankets courtesy of the Organized Cook

Burger Blankets courtesy of the Organized Cook

Ingredients:

  • ground beef- 1 to 1 1/2 lbs
  • refrigerated jumbo biscuit dough (1can for 4 people, 2 cans for more)
  • onion, white- 1, sliced into thin slices
  • deli sliced cheddar cheese- ½ lb

Directions:

  1. Brown meat and season with salt and pepper to taste
  2. Heat oven to 375 degrees
  3. Pound out biscuit dough with the palm of your hand and/or a rolling pin into flat circles
  4. Add onion (as desired) and cheddar cheese slice onto one circle at a time leaving about ½ inch at the edges
  5. Spoon ground beef on top of cheese and/or onion
  6. Cover with another biscuit circle and pinch sides together while folding gently over the top, then flip over
  7. Place on a baking sheet fold-side down; you can mark ones that have onion, cheese, etc if needed by using a fork or toothpick to make a mark
  8. Bake until dough is browned on top, approximately 12-14 minutes

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About The Author

UNLV graduate, wife, mother of three, blogger and aspiring novelist, Christa Schueler brings her writing, editing and research skills to Recess. As an advocate for education and health reform and a 25 year Las Vegas resident, Christa understands the need for providing a platform and a "voice" for women in Southern Nevada. Despite Las Vegas being one of the fastest growing cities in the country, Christa has seen continual lack of community connection and strives to change that. Now, she's joined the sandbox revolution!

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