Hamburgers Au Poivre
Hamburgers Au Poivre recipe
freshly cracked or to taste
or cognac, optional
Mix meat and salt.
Shape mixture into 4 patties, each about ¾ of an inch thick.
Press pepper into both sides of the patties. Cook the patties in a large skillet over medium-high heat, turning once, until the desired doneness is reached, about 8 minutes.
Drain off the fat.
Sprinkle the cognac over the patties, immediately ignite, if desired.
Remove patties to a warm platter.
Stir the wine into the drippings in the skillet.
Heat just to boiling, stirring constantly.
Serve sauce over the patties and your favourite topping ingredients.