For The Burgers:
1 pound ground beef 80/20 holds up best on the grill
1/4 cup finely diced shallot
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups baby arugula
4 slices of white cheddar cheese I like Tillamook
4 kaiser rolls optional
For The Garlic Aioli:
1/4 cup high quality real mayonnaise
1 small garlic clove
1 tablespoon lemon juice


1.To Make The Aioli:
2.Whisk together the mayonnaise, garlic and lemon juice. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper, to taste.
3.To Make The Burgers:
4.Mix together ground beef, shallots, salt and pepper, then form into four patties. Grill on the hot side of the grill, about 5 minutes. Be patient and don't move the patty around of press on it. Flip the burgers and top each one with a cheese slice. Continue to grill for about 3 more minutes, or until done. If desired, slice the kaiser rolls and toast them cut side down in the grill, for 30 seconds to one minute or until golden.
5.To Finish The Burgers:
6.Place burger patty on the bottom half of the bun, top with a handful of arugula, spread aioli on the cut half of the top bun and put on top of the burger.

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