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Beefy Burgers With Herby Compound Butter

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“Make the compound butter way ahead of time and make has many uses as it can also accompany poultry and pork.”

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  1. In a medium bowl, make compound herb butter by combining softened butter, thyme, sage, parsley, chives, and rosemary; this can also be done in a food processor.
  2. Turn out onto parchment or plastic wrap and roll into a log, 1 1/2-to 2-inches in diameter.
  3. Chill until firm, or freeze for up to one month.
  4. Heat grill or grill pan.
  5. Form 4 eight-ounce burgers, 1-inch thick.
  6. Cut four 1/4-inch thick slices of compound butter from the log. Make an indentation in the center of each burger, and place half of a 1/4-inch slice of compound butter inside.
  7. Reshape meat to cover butter, making sure it is not visible from either side; season both sides with salt and pepper.
  8. Oil grill with a small amount of vegetable oil to prevent sticking.
  9. Grill burgers for 5 to 7 minutes per side for medium doneness.
  10. Remove from grill and serve.

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