Veal Burgers with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Havarti

Veal Burgers with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Havarti
  • 5 servings
  • 0:10 Preparation
  • 0:10 Cooking
  • 0:20 Total Time


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  • 1 lb
    (454 g)

    lean ground veal

  • 1

    medium onion, finely chopped

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    chopped, well drained, tomatoes packed in oil

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    tomato sauce

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    soy sauce

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    chopped fresh basil or cilantro

  • 5 oz
    (150 g)

    canadian havarti with tomato and basil (or jalapeños), cut into 5 slices

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    hot sauce

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)


  • 5

    lettuce leaves

  • 5

    hamburger buns, split, toasted


In a large bowl, combine veal, onion, sun-dried tomatoes, tomato sauce, soy sauce, garlic and basil. Shape mixture into 5 patties, 1/2 inch (1 cm) thick.

Cook patties on preheated barbecue grill over medium heat with lid closed for 8 to 10 minutes, or until no pink remains, turning once halfway through. During last minute of grilling, top each patty with a slice of cheese.

In a small bowl, stir together hot sauce and ketchup. Place patties on lettuce-lined buns. Serve with hot sauce mixture.

Source: Féd. producteurs de lait du Québec

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