Bronco Burger with Smoked Mozzarella and Barbecue Sauce


Bronco Burger with Smoked Mozzarella and Barbecue Sauce

1 1/2 lbs. ground chuck
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. prepared chili powder
1 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper.

4 slices smoked mozzarella cheese
4 hamburger buns, split
3/4 cup Cherry Cola Barbecue Sauce (recipe below)
4 thin slices sweet onion
16 dill pickle chips

1. Mix the patty ingredients and make 4 patties.
2. Grill

Cherry Cola Barbecue Sauce

1 TB. unsalted butter
1 cup finely chopped yellow onion
3 garlic cloves, minced
3 cups ketchup
2 1/2 cups cherry cola
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup cherry preserves
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tsp. prepared chili powder
1/4 tsp. ground cayenne pepper

In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the onion and garlic and cook until slightly softened, 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Whisk in the remaining ingredients. Increase the heat to medium-high and bring to a boil, then reduce to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, until the mixture thickens and is reduced to 4 cups, 45 to 55 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve warm

Source: Weber's Big Book of Burgers- 2014