While I knew early on that my Detroit Lions burger would be a "Blues" burger, I wanted to take it further than a standard blue cheese burger.  A bit into my research, I found out that Detriot is a big potato chip town, and home of Better Made potato chips - ha ha...now I have my answer to the kicked up blues burger. 

The patty is a beef burger, which I seared off quickly on the stove, and them topped with a simple blue cheese sauce.  To add crunch, flavor, and all around cool-ness, I added some potato chips, and a bit more blue cheese crumbled on top.  Detriot, I hope you love your burger.


  • Burger bun
  • 8 ounces of ground beef 
  • Blue cheese 
  • Better Made potato chips
  • Flour
  • Butter
  • Milk
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil


  1. Form the ground beef into a dimpled patty about a half inch thick.  
  2. Season patty on both sides with salt and pepper.
  3. Put olive oil in a pan over medium heat, and add a bit of flour.  Mix equal parts olive oil and flour.
  4. Keep on lowest heat for about 5 minutes.
  5. Gradually add milk to the flour and keep stirring.
  6. Turn up the heat to boiling for 3-4 minutes.
  7. Put the mixture on lowest heat.  
  8. Put a separate oiled pan over medium heat.  
  9. Sizzle the patty in the oiled pan for 2-3 minutes, then flip the patty and cook the other side for 2 minutes.
  10. Add a bit more oil if needed.
  11. Remove the patty from the pan and let it rest for 2-3 minutes.
  12. Get the sauce to the consistency you want it.
  13. Season sauce with salt and pepper.
  14. Add blue cheese to the sauce and whisk until creamy.
  15. Place the burger on a bun.
  16. Add sauce to top of burger.
  17. Top with potato chips and add more sauce.
  18. Top with burger bun and cut the sandwich in half. 

This concludes my Lions-inspired burger.  I hope my Detroit fans love it!

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