4 cloves garlic
4 oz cheese
In a sauté pan over medium low heat, melt butter.
Add shallot and cook until they begin to soften.
Add garlic and a pinch of salt. Stir frequently, cook until fragrant.
Remove from the heat and add herbs, 1/4 tsp each of black pepper and salt.
Allow mixture to cool to room temperature
In a large bowl, whisk your egg. While whisking add your cooled shallot/ herb mixture, including all the butter from the pan.
Add ground beef and thoroughly combine with egg mixture. *Use a thick wood spoon or your hands for best result*
Sift in the flour and continue mixing.
Mix/ kneed your mixture for 4-6 minutes.
Place your meat onto a lined sheet pan.
Cover with parchment or cling wrap and roll out to a 1/8th to 3/16th thick sheet.
Leave covered and refrigerate 2-3 hours.
After chilling, remove top cover. Place cheese on one half of your meat.
Fold empty side over the top and pinch closed.
Over medium/ high direct heat, cook one side of your patty. 3-5 minutes for the one lb patty.
Carefully flip and finish cooking indirectly (325-350 degrees) for 20- 25 minutes.
Allow to rest 5 minutes before cutting and serving.
Great with toasted bread or hearty crackers.