Chef Antonia Lofaso - Brisket Burger

Chef Antonia Lofaso - Brisket Burger
Chef Antonia Lofaso is here to make a cheeseburger with a twist to celebrate National Cheeseburger Day
Brisket Burger
Lunch Dinner
2, 8oz burgers
30 min.
Brisket Burger
  • 2 Brioche Buns
  • 2 slices American Cheese
  • 1 cup loosely packed arugula


  • 4 oz ground short rib
  • 4 oz ground brisket
  • 8 oz ground chuck


  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup chopped shallots (small dice or brunois)
  • ¼ cup chopped Dill
  • 1 Lemon juiced
  • Salt to taste


  • 4 roma tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • 1 cup olive oil


  • 3 yellow onion thinly sliced
  • ½ pound butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Chef Antonia Lofaso Brisket Burger - Home & Family


Brioche Buns:

  1. Toast Buns (either on grill or in oven)

Meat Patty:

  1. Combine all ingredients together
  2. Weigh out to balls to 8 oz
  3. Shape the balls into a patty
  4. Season both sides with salt and pepper
  5. Place on grill high heat
  6. Once the burgers are flipped place 1 slice of american cheese on each patty
  7. Cook to desired temperature

Dill Shallot Aioli:

  1. Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly

Tomato Confit:

  1. Peel and seed 4 Roma tomatoes
    1. Score bottom tomatoes with an “x”
    2. Place tomatoes in boiling water
    3. Cook for 20 seconds
    4. Immediately put tomatoes in ice water
    5. Will be able to peel skin off gently with your hands
    6. Cut in half and remove seeds
  2. When tomatoes are peeled spread out on cookie sheet
  3. Sprinkle tomatoes with chopped garlic
  4. Place a sprig of thyme on each tomato
  5. Heavily coat with olive oil
  6. Place in 350˚F degree oven cook for 12 minutes

Caramelized Onions:

  1. Place onions, butter in a medium sauté pan on low to medium heat.
  2. Allow onions to cook down, releasing all the liquid and stirring occasionally, (this will take some time) for about 10-15 minutes.
  3. Onions will begin to brown, add the salt at this point and continue stirring until the onions are a beautiful caramel color.


Generously spread Dill Shallot Aioli on both sides of the toasted brioche bun

Place hamburger patty on the bottom bun

On top of the hamburger patty place 2 confit roma tomatoes

Caramelized onions go on top of the tomatoes

Place arugula that was seasoned with salt

Create the perfect burger by finishing it with the top bun


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