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London Chop House Hamburger Steaks with Roquefort and Pancho Sauce

Subject: London Chop House recipe (Detroit)
From: Joanne
Date: 1/30/2021, 3:19 PM

On 1/30/2021 12:09 PM, Joanne wrote:

I just discovered that I donít have the complete recipe for 
hamburger steaks with Roquefort cheese and poncho sauce.† 
Can you help?† Thank you.

Hi Joane,

The recipe, from "Better Homes and Gardens 'Famous Foods from Famous Places'"(1964) is below.


Hamburger Steaks with Roquefort and Pancho Sauce from London Chop House

1 medium onion, chopped
3 tablespoons salad oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 pounds ground beef chuck
2 eggs
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1/4 teaspoon pepper
††† *††† *††† *
1/4 cup crumbled Roquefort cheese
2 tablespoons soft butter
2 tablespoons brandy

Saute onion in oil until transparent. Add garlic, cook
about 1 minute until garlic begins to be transparent.
Add to beef. Also add eggs, parsley, salt, and pepper;
mix well. Shape in 4 giant, oval hamburger balls.
For filling, blend remaining ingredients until creamy.
Make a deep hole in one side of each ball, fill with
cheese mixture and mold the meat over the opening;
repeat on the other side. Brush with oil; sprinkle
with salt and pepper. Broil close to heat until sealed
on both sides, finish broiling about 6 inches from heat,
turning once. For medium-done, cook about 15 minutes.
Served with Pancho Sauce. Makes 4 large servings.
Pancho Sauce

1 cop tomato catsup
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup chili sauce
1 tablespoon dried mustard
1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon monosodium glutamate
2 tablespoons pineapple juice
1 tablespoon wine vinegar
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
3 drops bottled hot pepper sauce

Combine ingredients thoroughly. Serve at room temperature
or heat to serve over Hamburger Steaks with Roquefort and
Pancho Sauce. Makes about 2 cups sauce.

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