007 Martini Burger

Pairs well with:

Cabernet Sauvignon

This rich red easily complements your homemade chicken dishes, red meats, game, and mildly seasoned pastas.


2 lbs ground chuck
2 Tablespoons chopped green pimento stuffed olives
1 Tablespoon chopped shallots
1 tsp chopped capers
1 tsp tarragon
1/2 tsp vermouth
1 Tablespoon Vodka
salt to taste
pepper to taste
6 pieces red leaf lettuce
6 tablespoons Dijon mustard
6 cornmeal crusted kaiser rolls



Prepare a medium hot fire in charcoal grill with cover.

To make the patties: Combine the beef, olives, shallots, capers, tarragon, vermouth, vodka and salt/pepper. Form into 6 equally shaped patties. Place on grill and cook turning once for 5-7 minutes on each side for a medium done center. Place the buns on the outer edge of the grill and toast for one minute. Assemble burgers and top with lettuce, mustard and bun.

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