With no family nearby, planning a 4th of July barbecue is a little lonely. What is a girl who loves to cook to do??? Make a special barbecue for her husband and herself.
I started up the charcoal grill and threw on two turkey burgers and two steak burgers.
While the burgers were cooking, I sliced up some onion and dusted them with flour, cornstarch, salt and pepper. I then fried them until they were golden brown and crispy. I also spiral cut a zucchini and did the same.
When the burgers were cooked, I threw American cheese on the steak burgers and some feta cheese on the turkey burgers.
Here is the steak burger with bacon, frizzled onions, and cheese on a pretzel bun.
Here is the turkey burger with frizzled zucchini, onions, and tzatziki on a pretzel bun with some frizzled zucchini on the side.
Both of us were FULL….but we left a little room for dessert.
Mike had strawberry shortcake.
Since I am allergic to strawberries, I had black cherry shortcake. It was delicious because I cooked some fresh black cherries in some black cherry balsamic vinegar. OH YUM.
So, it is possible to have a delicious, gourmet 4th of July barbecue for two.
I have to make special mention of the turkey burgers. Heartland turkey burgers from Walmart were a BIG surprise. Delicious and juicy without that weird turkey taste. I recommend them highly.