-2 Medium Sweet Potatoes
-1 Lb Ground Beef (85/15)
-6-8oz Blue Cheese Crumble
-6oz Mini Bella Mushrooms
-3 Cloves Garlic, Finely Minced
-1 Small Sweet Onion, Chopped
-4 T Olive Oil
-2 T Worcestershire Sauce
-Coarse Salt / Cracked Black Peppercorn, to Taste
-Garnish: Fresh Arugula & Cherry Tomatoes, thinly sliced
METHOD to the MADNESS, Potatoes:
-Pre-Heat Oven to 375ºF & Grill to HOT.
-Rinse / Clean Potato & Par-Bake in Oven for ~20-25min, or until JUST Fork-Tender.
*NOTE: Do NOT over-cook or cook through. If still “partially firm” – Its OK, Grill will finish the Job!
-Pull Potato from Oven & let cool.
-From one end of the Potato to the other, Cut .25″-.5″ Medallions.
-Gently Toss Wedges in 2T Olive Oil, covering all sides of the Potatoes (including skin), & Season to Taste.
-Place Medallions over HOT Grill, cooking until exterior well-caramelized, & sear marks in place.
-Approximate cook time: 3-4 minutes per side (6-8min total per Medallion), depending on thickness of Slices.
-Pull from Grill & Prepare to top w/ Burg!!
METHOD to the MADNESS, Blue Cheese-Stuffed Sliders:
-Pre-Heat Grill to HOT.
-In Food Processor combine Blue Cheese, Mushroom, Onion, Garlic, & 1T Olive Oil – Pulse until Well-Mixed.
-In LARGE Bowl hand mix Burger, Worcestershire, & Seasonings.
-Cover, & place in fridge for 30min, allowing Flavors to co-mingle & marinate.
-Pull from Fridge.
-Take 1/8 of meat mixture & form into MEAT BALL.
-Press into thin patties, Scoop 1T of Cheese Mixture, Reform into Ball (enveloping Cheese)
-Gently press into Patty Shape, maintaining Cheese on the Inside of Burger.
-Repeat using all of Burger / Cheese Mixture.
-Brush exterior of Burger Patties w/ Olive Oil & Season Additionally, to Taste.
-Bring to Grill & lay Sliders over HOT Grates.
-Char on Side 1 ~3-4Min.
-Flip & Grill Side 2 ~4min (Medium Rare), ~6min (Medium), & ~8-10min (Medium Well).
-Pull from Grill, Serve HOT over Sweet Potato Crisps, garnished with Fresh Arugula & Cherry Tomatoes.