Mediterranean Veal Burger

Servings:
4
Prep Time:
5 mins.
Cook Time:
10 mins.

Ingredients

Burger
  • 1 pound of ground veal
  • 2 tablespoons garlic paste or 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
 
Mediterranean Salsa Topping
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup sliced scallions or chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped Kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup chopped green olives
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and black pepper

Preparation

  1. Combine the veal, garlic, salt, pepper, egg yolk, red onion, parsley, feta and lemon juice in a mixing bowl. Form into four quarter-pound patties. 
  2. For the Mediterranean Salsa Topping, combine all ingredients in a small bowl, season with salt and pepper and toss. Set aside.
  3. Cook patties in a lightly oiled grill pan or on your outdoor grill for approximately 5-6 minutes per side or until internal temperature is 160°F.
  4. Top burgers with Mediterranean Salsa. If using a bun, place greens, then burger then salsa onto bun. If using mayonnaise or other condiments, place them below the greens.


Source: Colleen Kennedy at Souffle Bombay & VealMadeEasy.com