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Ground Lean Meats
Ground Lean Beef, Ground Lean Veal
454 g (1 lb) Fontaine Family lean ground veal or beef
4 hamburger buns
125 ml (½ cup) pitted and chopped black olives
10 ml (2 tsp.) dried oregano
Feta bell pepper sauce
250 mL (1 cup) crumbled and drained feta cheese
500 mL (2 cups) jarred roasted red peppers (or 3 fresh roasted peppers, peeled and seeded)
Zest of half a lemon
Juice of ½ lemon
15 ml (1 tbsp.) chopped fresh mint
15 ml (1 tbsp.) maple syrup
5 ml (1 tsp.) red wine vinegar
Toppings (optional): eggplant slices, grilled zucchini slices, sliced tomatoes, sliced grilled red onion
In a bowl, combine ground meat, olives and oregano. Form into 4 flattened patties. Let stand in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes.
Feta bell pepper sauce: In a blender, place all the ingredients for the sauce and process until pureed. The sauce will thicken in the refrigerator.
Preheat the BBQ to high. Oil the grill. Grill burgers for about 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until the meat is cooked. Toast the buns.
Assembly: Spread burger buns with feta bell pepper sauce. Place meat and toppings on bun and serve.
Tips and Tricks
Feta bell pepper sauce can be made the day before.