The Stockyards' Butter Burger

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Mar. 24, 2014

One of the Best burgers I've ever had! Simple, yet all the flavors blend together perfectly!!!


For compound butter
Beef bones 4
Unsalted butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Crumbled blue cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Red wine 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) , reduced to 1/8 cup
For burger
Ground beef 1 Pound (Beef short rib used as needed)
Clarified butter 2 Tablespoon (For greasing)
Kosher salt To Taste
Fried onion rings 1 Cup (16 tbs) (onion soaked in buttermilk, coated with seasoned flour and fried)
Buns 6



1.Preheat oven to 425 degree F.


For Compound Butter:

2.Roast beef bone in oven for about 40-45 minutes. Take the marrow out of the bone as shown in the video.

3.To the bone marrow add butter, blue cheese, and red wine (reduced to 1/8 cup). Mix until well combined.

4.On plastic wrap, transfer the butter mixture, roll into a log and pop in refrigerator until nice and hard.

For Burger:

5.Roll the meat into patties (1/3 pound of meat each patty) and place in fridge.

6.Preheat grill and grease it with butter, sprinkle kosher salt and place patties on it.

7.Place a parchment paper on top of patty and smash it with the help of heavy spatula. Season with kosher salt and cook until done. In the last minute of cooking, put a slice of compound butter on top and cook until melted. Repeat to make more.

8.Toast buttered bun on grill.


9.On bun, lay a lettuce, followed by a patty, fried onion rings. Cover and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 635Calories from Fat 383

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 43 g66.2%

Saturated Fat 19 g95%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 642 mg26.75%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 20 g40%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet