veal and watermelon burgers

Veal and Watermelon Burgers

Veal and Watermelon Burgers, recipe courtesy of http://www.vealrecipes.com/veal-and-watermelon-burgers/

Serves: 4 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

 

Ingredients

Herb Sour Cream

  • ½ cup (125 ml) sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) chopped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) chopped fresh oregano
  • Salt and pepper

Patties

  • 1 lb. (454 g) ground veal
  • ½ cup (125 ml) grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) store-bought pesto
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) jalapeño Tabasco sauce
  • ½ teaspoon (2.5 ml) salt

Hamburgers

  • 4 hamburger buns
  • Dijon mustard
  • 2 cups (500 ml) watermelon, cut into thin slices
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) chopped fennel fronds (optional)
  • 1 lime, quartered

 

Instructions

Herb Sour Cream

  1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

Patties

  1. Preheat one side of the grill, setting burner to high. Oil the grate.
  2. In a bowl, combine all ingredients. With your hands, shape four patties.
  3. Grill patties for about 4 minutes per side or until cooked through.

Hamburgers

  1. Toast buns. Spread the inside of buns with mustard. Drizzle herb sour cream generously on bottom buns. Top with patties. Garnish with melon slices and fennel. Drizzle with lime juice. Cover with top buns.

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