The Big Papa Burger

Total Time:
25 min
10 min
15 min

8 servings

  • Pork Patties:
  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sazon seasoning, such as Badia brand
  • Brisket Patties:
  • 2 pounds ground brisket
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon steak seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Burgers:
  • 8 sandwich-sized slices Cheddar
  • 8 large potato buns, split
  • 1 to 2 heirloom tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 to 2 sweet onions, sliced
  • 8 leaves Boston lettuce
  • Pickles, for serving, optional
  • Jalapenos, for serving, optional
  • Preheat a griddle over medium-high heat.

  • For the pork patties: Combine the pork, eggs, barbecue sauce, all-purpose seasoning, Worcestershire sauce and sazon seasoning in a bowl and mix with your hands until completely incorporated. Form into 8 patties and set aside.

  • For the brisket patties: Combine the brisket, eggs, steak seasoning and Worcestershire sauce in a bowl and mix with your hands until completely incorporated. Form into 8 patties.

  • For the burgers: Cook the pork and brisket patties on the griddle until done, 5 to 6 minutes per side. Just before removing from the heat, add the Cheddar to the brisket patties.

  • Assemble the burgers by placing 1 pork patty and 1 brisket patty on each potato bun. Garnish the burgers with a slice of tomato and sweet onion, a piece of lettuce, and the pickles and jalapenos, if using.

Contestant/Competition Recipe: This recipe was created by a contestant during a cooking competition. The Food Network Kitchen have not tested it for home use and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.

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