hanks to the folks at Foodblasts for this delicious demo!
Ingredients for sandwich:
2 glazed doughnuts, cut in half
12 oz ground beef
1 cup Newman’s Own Italian Dressing
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
4 slices bacon
spring mix lettuce
1 slice heirloom tomato
Ingredients for balsamic aioli:
2 TBSP balsamic vinegar
1 heaping TBSP minced garlic
1 cup mayonnaise
Cut 2 doughnuts in half, set aside.
In medium to large bowl, combine meat, dressing and cayenne pepper, mixing until well blended. Form into two patties. In greased saucepan over medium heat, place patties, watch closely and cook until desired degree of doneness is achieved. (Medium or medium well retains moisture.)
Cook bacon til desired, or crispy. Set aside. Combine all ingredients for Aioli in a bowl and mix well. Assemble sandwich by placing doughnut half on bottom, then beef patty, bleu cheese, tomato, spring mix, bacon and finally balsamic aioli. Place top of doughnut to complete burger.