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Recipe: old south burgers with peach compote

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old south burgers with peach compote

Looking for a fresh new way to serve burgers? This burger recipe layers on a flavorful peach compote that's sure to please.


  • 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 1 cup diced peaches, fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup diced sweet onion
  • 1 cup Budweiser beer
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 cup goat cheese
  • 4 pre-baked biscuits, split


  1. To prepare peach compote, heat large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add peaches and onion; cook and stir until lightly browned about 5 minutes. Add beer, brown sugar and rosemary; bring to a boil. Cook until peaches and onion are soft and liquid is almost gone, 13 to 15 minutes; keep warm.
  2. Lightly shape ground beef into four 1/2-inch patties. Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.
  3. Evenly spread goat cheese on bottom half of each biscuit; top with burgers. Evenly spoon peach compote over burgers. Close sandwiches.

Test Kitchen Tips
Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.

Nutrition information per serving: 475 calories; 20 g fat (8 g saturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat); 81 mg cholesterol; 704 mg sodium; 42 g carbohydrate; 2.0 g fiber; 30 g protein; 5.4mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6.; 2.2 mcg vitamin B12; 4.3 mg iron; 19.0 mcg selenium; 5.7 mg zinc; 79.3 mg choline.

This recipes is an excellent source of protein, iron, zinc, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12 and selenium.