Mediterranean burgers

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PREP TIME

6 min

Makes

6 burgers

* PLUS Grilling Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives
  • 4 oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 green onion , sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper
  • 6 frozen chicken or beef burgers
  • 6 hamburger buns or pitas , optional
  • 140-g log creamy goat cheese , optional
  • Fresh basil or arugula , optional

Instructions

  • Lightly oil grill and heat barbecue to medium. Meanwhile, pit olives and slice in half. Drain sun-dried tomatoes and pour 1 tbsp (15 mL) of oil from tomatoes into a small bowl. Pat tomatoes dry with paper towels, then slice into strips. Stir into oil with olives, onion, garlic and vinegar. Taste and add salt and pepper, if needed.
  • Barbecue burgers according to package directions, 5 to 7 minutes per side. Place on plates or buns. Crumble goat cheese overtop. Spoon olive mixture over each burger. Top with basil.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 236,
  • Protein
  • 21.5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.3 g,
  • Fat
  • 15.6 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.7 g,
  • Sodium
  • 1066 mg.

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