• 2 pounds Wagyu ground beef or other high quality ground round
  • 2‐1/2 ounces Shropshire* blue cheese, crumbled
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh chives
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 8 Brioche or hamburger buns
  1. In a large bowl, mix the ground beef, blue cheese, chives, hot pepper
    sauce, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper, salt and mustard. Cover
    and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat grill for high heat. Gently form the burger mixture into
    about 8 patties.
  3. Oil the grill grate. Grill patties 5 minutes per side, or until well done.
    Serve on rolls.
    * a cow’s milk blue cheese from the UK, technically a cross between Stilton Cheshire, found at Whole Foods

Recipe Courtesy of Winery Chef Dan Koommoo

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