Erica Mollet



1 lb Ground Ostrich

1lb Ground Ostrich with Duck Fat

1 Stick of Butter

1 Sliced Onion

10 Slices of your Favorite Cheese

10 Buns or Bread

Favorite Burger Seasoning


  1. Mix the 100% ground ostrich and the ostrich with duck fat in a bowl while adding your favorite seasoning.
  2. Roll up approximately (10) 3oz burger balls and rest on a serving tray.
  3. Coat your grill top with any type of oil or ostrich fat.
  4. Heat your grill to 450 degrees
  5. Melt the stick of butter into a bowl and brush onto one side of the buns or bread and set to the side.
  6. Place the burger balls onto your hot grill and your onions off to the side
  7. With a heavy burger press smash all the burgers as flat as possible (they will cook very fast)
  8. After the edges start to get crispy take a wide thin metal spatula and scrape the burgers loose and flip them and add your cheese.
  9. Place the buns or bread onto the grill butter side down to toast
  10. Place your favorite cheese onto the burgers
  11. Assemble your Ostrich Smash Burgers, onions, and buns on the grill and add your favorite condiments and enjoy.