Celebrate with Iowa Sweet & Snazzy and Steak House Burgers! Iowa Sweet & Snazzy is a smooth, sweet, uncomplicated red wine that is best served chilled, and it pairs well with grilled meat, making it perfect for grilling, especially in hot weather!

Tassel Ridge® Steak House Burgers

Ingredients

  • 5 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • tsp prepared horseradish
  • 2 Tbsp plus 1 Tbsp butter softened
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • lbs mushrooms sliced
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • ¼ cup steak sauce
  • 1 2-oz pkg onion soup mix
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • ½ cup French fried onions
  • tomato slices
  • lettuce leaves

Instructions

  1. Combine mayonnaise and horseradish in bowl. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Combine 2 tablespoons of butter, garlic powder, and Parmesan cheese in another bowl. Set aside until ready to toast buns. Sauté mushrooms in remaining butter until tender. Keep warm. Combine beef, steak sauce, and soup mix. Shape into 4 burgers. Grill over medium-high heat for 4 to 5 minutes per side until burgers are cooked through (internal temperature should reach 160°F). Top burgers with Swiss cheese just before removing from grill. Spread Parmesan cheese mixture on each top bun. Lightly toast on grill. Place burger on bottom bun. Top with horseradish mixture and a spoonful of mushrooms. Sprinkle with onions. Serve open-faced with lettuce leaf and tomato slice on top bun. Serves 4.

Recipe Notes

Wine Recommendation—Tassel Ridge Iowa Sweet & Snazzy™

Iowa Sweet & Snazzy™ is a sweet, smooth red with rich cherry notes on the nose; cherry, raspberry, and blackberry notes on the palate; and baking spices on the finish. Made from Marquette and Frontenac grapes grown in our Iowa vineyards, pair Iowa Sweet & Snazzy with grilled beef, chicken, or pork. It’s perfect for picnics, indoors or outdoors! Serve slightly chilled. Store at 55°F.