The Pat LaFrieda Burger
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The Pat LaFrieda Burger

The Pat LaFrieda Burger

with Balsamic Onions and Crispy Cauliflower Oven Fries

There’s no question that this is a burger lover’s burger. But what really makes it special is the beef, provided by master purveyor Pat LaFrieda. Made with a custom short rib blend from American raised and grazed Black Angus cattle, it’s chopped, rather than ground, to give it a coarse, meaty texture. All it needs to shine is some simple but satisfying toppings. Here, that’s balsamic caramelized onions and a garlicky aioli.


Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time30 minutes
Prep Time


serving amount

10 ounce

Cauliflower Florets

¼ cup

Panko Breadcrumbs

(Contains Wheat)

1 unit

Red Onion

1 clove


1 tablespoon

Balsamic Vinegar

1 teaspoon

Dried Oregano

1 tablespoon


(Contains Eggs)

2 unit

Brioche Buns

(Contains Wheat)

Not included in your delivery

10 ounce

Pat LaFrieda Hamburger Blend

4 teaspoon

Vegetable Oil




Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3431 kJ
Calories820 kcal
Fat49 g
Saturated Fat14 g
Carbohydrate59 g
Sugar12 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Protein37 g
Cholesterol115 mg
Sodium450 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Baking Sheet
Large Pan
Paper Towel
Small Bowl


Preheat Oven and Roast Cauliflower

Wash and dry all produce. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Toss cauliflower with panko, a large drizzle of oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Transfer to a baking sheet and bake until browned and crisp, about 25 minutes. TIP: Don’t worry if a few crumbs fall off.


Halve, peel, and thinly slice onion. Mince or grate 1 clove garlic (use the other clove as you like).

Cook Onion

Heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook until softened, 4-5 minutes, tossing occasionally. Stir in 1 TBSP balsamic vinegar (we sent more) and reduce heat to low. Cook until very soft, about 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from pan and set aside.

Make Burgers

Shape Pat LaFrieda Hamburger Blend into two patties with your hands (you'll want them to be slightly wider than the buns). Season with oregano, salt, and pepper. Carefully wipe out pan you cooked onions in with a paper towel, then heat a drizzle of oil in it over medium-high heat. Add patties and cook to desired doneness, 3-5 minutes per side. TIP: Got a grill? Fire it up! The burgers will taste great cooked on the grates. Place them over direct heat and grill to your desired doneness, 3-5 minutes per side. You can even toast the buns on there, too.

Make Aioli and Toast Buns

In a small bowl, combine 1 TBSP mayonnaise (we sent more) and a pinch of garlic. Season with salt, pepper, and more garlic (to taste). Split buns in half, place on another baking sheet, and toast in oven until golden brown, 3-5 minutes.

Assemble and Serve

Spread aioli on buns, then fill each with a burger and some onion. Serve with cauliflower on the side.