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Gnarly Cali Combo Burgers

Posted by Caveman Cooking on June 17, 2010

Gnarly Cali Combo Burger
Mission: Take Poppa Mike’s Legendary Gnarly Burgers to the next level.
Mission Status: Accomplished!

INGREDIENTS

1 Poppa Mike’s Legendary Gnarly Burger Patty
1 Hot Dog (any brand is fine … as long as it’s Hebrew National)
1 Hamburger Bun
1 Slice Cheese
1 Slice Fresh Tomato
1 Slice Sweet Onion
1/4 Avocado, sliced

RECIPE

Prepare one Poppa Mike’s Legendary Gnarly Burger patty.

The great thing about these burgers is that if you make too many, and if you aren’t having a dozen hungry people over you will make too many, you can freeze them and throw them directly onto the grill another time. Hence, the use of some hockey-puck-hard burgers here.
Frozen Burgers

Throw burger onto the grill and cook as usual. Just before you flip your burger, put the hot dog on the grill.
Burgers & Dogs On The Grill

Just before the hot dog is completely done, butterfly-cut it lengthwise. Place onto grill, center-side down.
Butterfly-cutting Hot Dog

Place cheese onto burger (any type is fine, but there is something to be said about the flavor combo the good old American slice gives this burger). As cheese begins to melt, cut dog in half crosswise. Place hot dog halves side by side on top of cheese and leave on grill until cheese is sufficiently melted.
Dog On Top Of Burger

Place combo burger onto bun prepared with avocado, tomato, and onion slices. Add condiments to taste.
Gnarly Cali Combo Burger

SIDE NOTE: Chances are, when you are having a BBQ with burgers and dogs, you are going to have, at least, one of each. So, why not combine them into one great sandwich? You won’t miss the extra bun, and the flavor combination will make you wonder why you haven’t tried this before. The only downside is that everyone who is having a plain burger or dog will want a bite!

Prep Time = 15 minutes
Cook Time = 10-12 minutes
Serves 1

©2009 Caution: Caveman Cooking/UHearMe, Inc. All rights reserved. This recipe originally appeared on the Caution: Caveman Cooking blog at https://cavemancooking.wordpress.com authored by Caveman. This recipe may be shared and reprinted as long as this entire copyright message accompanies it.

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14 Responses to “Gnarly Cali Combo Burgers”

  1. sara826 said

    My son would absolutely demolish something like this. He would think it was greatest invention since canned bread! (spongebob reference) Great post!

  2. Drick said

    I’ve never thought about cooking frozen burgers, but hey, if if works….now about this one…a meat lovers fer sure….dog and burger combo, just great……

  3. Chris said

    So if I don’t have Hebrew National hot dogs, I can freely substitute Hebrew National hot dogs instead, right?

  4. bunkycooks said

    I can never decide which I would rather have off the grill…burger or hot dog. Now I don’t need to make that choice. I can eat them both! 🙂

  5. That’s a winner.

    Happy Father’s Day Caveman!
    LL

  6. This burger looks awesome! My husband just looked over and declared that we are going to be making these SOON!!

  7. Looks delicious-do you get a free angioplasty with a double order 😉
    -Doc

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