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Pastrami Burger

Serves 4
Cuisine: American
Category: Burgers, Sandwiches & Salads, 30 minutes or less
Do you love traditional deli sandwiches? Do you like burgers? Why not combine the two for something truly delectable.
Prep Time
10 mins
Other Time
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
  • 1 1/2 pounds Certified Angus Beef ® ground beef 80% lean
  • 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded coleslaw mix
  • 12 ounces thin sliced deli pastrami, separated into 4 equal portions
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup spicy brown mustard
  1. Form ground beef into 4 (6-ounce) patties, season with salt and pepper; refrigerate.
  2. In large cast iron skillet, melt butter and toast the buns over medium heat; set aside.
  3. In medium mixing bowl whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar and celery salt. Stir in shredded coleslaw mix; set aside.
  4. Heat cast iron to medium high, add 2 burgers and 2 portions of pastrami piled high. While patties cook on first side, cook pastrami for 2 minutes, flip and cook another 2 minutes. Cook beef patties 4 minutes on first side.
  5. Flip burger patties and top each seared side with a slice of cheese and a portion of pastrami. Cover and cook 4 minutes or until the beef reaches an internal temperature of 160°F and cheese has melted. Repeat process for 2 more burgers.
  6. Construct burgers by spooning an equal amount of mustard on bun bottoms, top with cheeseburger patty, portion of pastrami, portion of slaw and top bun.
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