Smothered Sirloin Burgers with Sautéed Mushrooms

35 Min.
40 Min.
4
Ingredients
Mushrooms
pounds ground sirloin (may substitute with ground round)
1½ pounds ground sirloin (may substitute with ground round)
2
tablespoons finely chopped shallot
2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot
2
tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
½
teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon garlic powder
¼
teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
2
teaspoons Better Than Bouillon® Roasted Beef Base
2 teaspoons Better Than Bouillon® Roasted Beef Base
Mushrooms
1
(16-ounce) package button mushrooms, rinsed, trimmed and sliced
1 (16-ounce) package button mushrooms, rinsed, trimmed and sliced
1
tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon olive oil
Au Jus Gravy
2
cups water
2 cups water
tablespoons Better Than Bouillon® Au Jus Base
1½ tablespoons Better Than Bouillon® Au Jus Base
cup warm water (for Au Jus Base)
⅓ cup warm water (for Au Jus Base)
¼
cup corn starch
¼ cup corn starch
cup cold water (for starch slurry)
⅓ cup cold water (for starch slurry)
¼
teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon salt
¼
teaspoon ground pepper
¼ teaspoon ground pepper
Directions
  1. In a large bowl, gently combine sirloin, shallot, cilantro, garlic powder, pepper and Beef Base. Form 4 (6-ounce) patties. Place patties on a small, rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper; cover and refrigerate.
  2. In a large non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; add prepared mushrooms and sauté until done and moisture has evaporated, about 20 minutes; set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan, bring 2 cups water to a gentle boil.
  4. In a small bowl, add Au Jus Base and water, stir to combine; set aside.
  5. Reduce heat on stove to medium. Carefully pour base-water mixture into saucepan; stir to combine.
  6. In another small bowl, add corn starch and cold water, whisk to combine.
  7. Slowly add starch slurry into saucepan, cook and whisk until gravy thickens, about 2 minutes. Add salt, pepper and sautéed mushrooms and stir to combine; set aside.
  8. 8. Coat a large, heavy bottomed skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat, add sirloin burgers and sear both sides. Reduce heat to medium, cook until done. Heat mushroom gravy and serve over burgers.
Top Sirloin Burgers with Au Jus Gravy and Sautéed Mushrooms and serve with a side of steamed broccoli.

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