Grilled Italian Salad Burger

Pairs well with:


Reach for our Chardonnay when you’re in the mood for a rich and creamy wine that delights with the fruity flair of pear, apple, and peach.

Lots of great Italian places to eat and its my favorite country to visit!


2lbs Angus ground beef
canola oil for grill
1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 cup good quality vodka spagetti sauce
2 tablespoons minced onion
kosher salt and black pepper
6 quality hamburger buns, toasted
1 bag arugula blend bag salad
1 head of Belgian endive, chopped
2 tablespoons good quality olive oil
1 1/2 tablespoons good quality balsalmic vinegar


Preheat a gas grill to med high or prepare a med-hot fire in a charcoal grill .

Mix together first seven ingredients being sure to not over mix.
Form 6 patties
When grill is ready , brush grill rack with canola oil and grill burgers 5-7 min on each side . Place buns cut side down , on the outer edges of the grill rack to toast lightly during the last 2 min of grilling.

In a medium bowl toss arugula salad mix with chopped endive, balsamic vinegar and olive oil
set aside.

When burgers are done assemble burger on bun and place a large handful of salad on top of each burger add top of bun and serve.

serves 6