Chimichurri Burger

Still plenty of time for outdoor grilling. Transform your basic burger with this herby, garlicky sauce -- a traditional Argentinian condiment for beef.  Shop Farmer Nick’s and Pastured Perfect for your burgers and our farm stand vendors for your veggies.  Serve with fresh corn and a pick of your favorite wine from Glunz Family Winery.

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  • 1/2 cup olive oil, plus more for grilling
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano
  • 4 teaspoons red-wine vinegar
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • Salt
  • 1 large red onion, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 1/4 pounds ground beef chuck (80% lean), formed into four 1-inch-thick patties
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • Sliced tomato, for serving
  • Baby arugula or other greens, for serving

Instructions:

1. Heat grill or grill pan to medium-high. Clean and lightly oil hot grill. Meanwhile, in a food processor, combine oil, herbs, vinegar, garlic, and 1 teaspoon salt. Pulse until finely chopped.

2. Season sliced onions with salt. Grill, turning frequently, until charred and tender, 10 to 14 minutes. Brush with chimichurri sauce and cook 1 minute more, flipping once. Transfer onions to a plate.

3. Season patties with salt. Grill 3 1/2 minutes per side for medium-rare. Serve burgers on buns with onions, tomato, and arugula; top with chimichurri sauce.

 

Recipe courtesy of Martha Stewart Living