Hearty Ripe Oliveburgers
|Grated cheddar cheese||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Light cream||2 Tablespoon|
|Canned pitted california ripe olives||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Chopped green onion||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Prepared mustard||2 Teaspoon|
|Lean ground beef||1 1⁄2 Pound|
Mix the cheese with the cream.
Cut 1/2 cup of the ripe olives into wedges and add to the cheese mixture, then set aside.
Chop the remaining olives and mix with the onion, salt, pepper, mustard and ground beef.
Shape into 8 thin patties, about 1/2 inch larger in diameter than rolls.
Brown the patties on both sides in hot oil.
Split rolls and spread with butter, then toast lightly.
Top the patties with the cheese mixture and place on broiler pan.
Broil until cheese is melted.
Place 1 patty on bottom half of roll.
Top with another patty and cover with roll top.
Garnish with a whole ripe olive.