Grilled Reuben Burgers smothered in sauerkraut, Havarti cheese, and Thousand Island dressing sandwiched between toasted buttery rye bread may be a little on the messy side but it's on the most delicious side of messy!
Be sure to provide plenty of napkins to keep that mess in check. Make it even more delicious by pairing it with a glass of CK Mondavi and Family Merlot!
This post for Grilled Reuben Burgers was written as part of the CK Mondavi Ambassador program. All opinions are my own. #SummerBurgers #CKMondaviandFamily #CKSummerWines
In May 2017 CK Mondavi came out with new packaging that gives a nod to their family heritage and tradition, as well as modernizing their look. Now known as CK Mondavi and Family, this is still great wine, just with a brand new look.
Recently, I had the opportunity to sit and enjoy a meal with Janice Mondavi and part of her team. We went over their wines, did tastings and heard the CK Mondavi story. I love the pride and love this family has for producing a great quality wine and carrying on family tradition.
To celebrate summer, CK Mondavi is doing summer in-store promotions for burgers, buns, cheese and charcoal. Look for in-store promotions wherever you can find CK Mondavi and Family wines! To assist in this celebration, I am today bringing you a burger recipe that you are going to want to try soon!
My #SummerBurger recipe includes flavors I have loved ever since I was a teen! I remember standing in line at a church camp meeting years ago to order a Reuben Sandwich from the Camp Cherokee Cabin. My mouth just waters now thinking about it!
Grilled buttery bread, creamy and sweet Thousand Island Dressing, and creamy Havarti Cheese are the components of this sandwich, along with the delicious ground beef makes this a Grilled Reuben Burger you won't forget!
I didn't put any seasonings of any kind in the beef. I used 80/20 Certified Angus Ground Chuck sprinkled with a little salt and pepper before grilling.
TIP: For evenly cooked Burgers, place a thumbprint indentation in the center of your burger when forming patties.
After flipping the burger, place the sauerkraut on top to warm it up while cooking the other side. About a minute or two before removing the burgers, place my cheese on top of the sauerkraut and turn heat off. This ensures melty cheese and no cold bites in the midst of your hot burger!
Sandwich this juicy, delicious burger with some buttery, toasted Rye bread. Next, top it off with some Thousand Island Dressing for the finishing touch! Serve up some air-fried french fries, extra bread and butter pickles and more dressing for dipping your fries in!
Try this Flag Cheesecake, for a perfect summertime dessert to enjoy after this Grilled Reuben Burger meal! Or, if you're in the mood for a cookie, how about Nanny's Sugar Cookies with Orange Moscato Frosting!
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Grilled Reuben Burgers
- 1½ lb 80% lean ground chuck
For the Dressing:
- ½ cup mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons ketchup
- 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
- 2 teaspoons finely diced shallot
- ⅛ teaspoon salt , or to taste
For the topping
- ½ cup sauerkraut
- 4 oz havarti Cheese sliced
- 4 slices rye bread
FOR THE DRESSING
- Stir together the mayonnaise, ketchup, sweet pickle relish, diced shallot and salt. Store in the refrigerator until ready to use.
FOR THE BURGERS
- Shape the ground beef into four 6 ounce patties. Sprinkle the patties with salt and pepper. Cook on the grill for 3 minutes on each side, until you have reached desired doneness.
- The last few minutes on the grill, place the sauerkraut on top of the burger. Place the cheese on top of the sauerkraut.
- Serve with 1 tablespoon of burger sauce on toasted toasted rye bread.