Veal Burger with Grilled Red Pepper, Sun-dried Tomato Dressing and Old Cheddar

Veal Burger with Grilled Red Pepper, Sun-dried Tomato Dressing and Old Cheddar
  • 4 servings
  • 0:20 Preparation
  • 0:22 Cooking
  • 0:42 Total Time


Add all
  • sun-dried tomato dressing

  • 1/3 cup
    (80 mL)


  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    sun-dried tomato pesto

  • veal burgers

  • 1 lb
    (450 g)

    ground veal

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    flat-leaf parsley

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    chopped tarragon

  • 1

    garlic clove, peeled and chopped

  • 1

    shallot, chopped

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    grainy mustard

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

  • toppings

  • 2

    red peppers, seeded and quartered

  • extra virgin olive oil as needed

  • 5 oz
    (150 g)

    old Québec cheddar, sliced

  • 4

    kaiser or hamburger buns

  • 3 oz
    (100 g)

    sliced button mushrooms

  • Romaine or leaf lettuce as required


Sun-dried Tomato Dressing

Blend mayonnaise and pesto together. Refrigerate.

Veal Burgers

In a bowl, mix ground veal, parsley, tarragon, garlic, shallot and mustard together. Season and shape into 4 patties. Refrigerate.

Cooking and Presentation

Preheat barbecue to high.

Brush pieces of red pepper with olive oil. Salt and grill some 10 minutes, turning them a few times. Set aside.

Season patties on both sides and place on a very hot grill. Lower heat to moderate and grill

8 - 10 minutes, turning patties once during cooking.

Top each patty with a slice of cheese and cook 1 - 2 minutes to melt cheese.

Toast buns. Spread with sun-dried tomato sauce, cover with sliced mushrooms and veal patty.

Top each burger with red pepper and lettuce. Serve with grilled potatoes, if desired.

Source: Chef Josée Robitaille

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