Culinary Collection

Fig Jam and Blue Cheese Burger

and garlic pepper fries

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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We're going deep with the funk and the jam on this one, like a Grateful Dead-Funkadelic show that never happened in 1976. (But should have!) Slightly sweet fig is presented in jam form, the guitars and bass free-flowing together to top the burger in inspirational and improvisation. And the funk… what brings more funk than blue cheese? (Apologies, James Brown.) Enough pop references from fifty years ago, this burger is music to your tastebuds. Tip: Getting hip to the sticks: halve your potato, then place cut side down. Slice lengthwise into 1/4" slices, then stack half the potato slices and cut again to 1/4" slices.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Russet Potatoes
  • 10 oz. Ground Beef
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    2 Brioche Buns
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    2 fl. oz. Garlic Aioli
  • 2 Tbsp. Fig Spread
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    1 oz. Light Cream Cheese
  • ½ oz. Baby Arugula
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    ½ oz. Blue Cheese Crumbles
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Pepper

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using 20 oz. ground beef, follow same instructions as 10 oz. ground beef, forming four patties instead of two.

  • If using Impossible burger, follow same instructions as ground beef in Steps 2 and 3, cooking until heated through, 4-6 minutes per side.

  1. 1

    Bake the Fries

    Cut potatoes into 1/4" thick fries. Pat dry.

    Place fries on prepared baking sheet and toss with 1 Tbsp. olive oil, seasoning blend, and 1/4 tsp. salt. Massage oil, seasoning blend, and salt into potatoes.

    Spread into a single layer. Bake in hot oven until browned, 20-25 minutes. flipping once halfway through.

    While fries cook, prepare and cook patties.

  2. 2

    Form the Patties

    In a mixing bowl, combine ground beef, 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper.

    Form into two evenly-sized patties, 1/2" thick.

  3. 3

    Cook the Patties

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.

    Add patties to hot, dry pan. Cook until lightly charred and beef reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4-6 minutes per side.

    Remove from burner. Remove burgers to a plate. Wipe pan clean and reserve.

  4. 4

    Toast the Buns

    Return pan used to cook to medium-high heat.

    Add buns, cut side down, to hot, dry pan. Cook until golden brown, 1-2 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

  5. 5

    Make Blue Cheese Spread and Finish Dish

    In another mixing bowl, mash blue cheese (to taste) and softened cream cheese until fully combined and spreadable consistency.

    Assemble burger, spreading fig jam on top bun and blue cheese spread on bottom bun. Place patty on spread, and top with arugula and top bun. Serve garlic aioli on the side for dipping fries. Bon appétit!

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