Herbed Pesto Hamburger Steak and Caramelized Onions

Herbed Pesto Hamburger Steak and Caramelized Onions
  • 4 servings
  • 0:20 Preparation
  • 0:20 Cooking
  • 0:40 Total Time


Add all
  • hamburger steaks

  • 1 lb
    (450 g)

    ground beef

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    sun-dried tomato pesto

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    chopped curly or flat-leaf parsley

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (7 mL)

    chopped fresh rosemary

  • 1

    garlic clove, minced

  • caramelized onions

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)


  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    olive oil

  • 2

    cooking onions, thinly sliced

  • 1

    medium shallot, minced

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    sugar or maple sugar

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    balsamic vinegar

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    chopped fresh rosemary

  • freshly ground pepper to taste

  • accompaniments

  • commercial gravy or barbecue sauce as needed

  • fries and/or tossed salad


Hamburger steaks: combine ground beef with other ingredients and shape into thick patties.

Caramelized onions: heat butter and oil in a skillet over medium-low heat and brown onions and shallot. Add sugar and balsamic vinegar and cook for another 5 minutes, stirring often until onions are caramelized.

Add rosemary and season to taste.

In another skillet, pan-fry hamburger steaks over medium-high heat until meat shows no pink.

Top steaks with caramelized onions and gravy and serve with fries and/or tossed salad.

Source: Metro

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