Mmm Burger

Pairs well with:

White Zinfandel

With strawberry and melon essences, this American original is perfectly at home with however you like to unwind.


Burger ingredients:
1.5 pounds ground beef
1/3 cup chopped dried cranberries
1/3 cup chopped black raisins
1/4 cup chopped yellow onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 Tbsp. tomato paste
1 Tbsp. ground dried red pepper (medium spicy heat)
1 Tbsp. ground coriander
2 tsp. ground dried mint
2 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 egg white
Spread ingredients:
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp. chopped fresh mint
1 tsp. ground dried red pepper (medium spicy heat)
Garnish ingredients:
6 slices of 1/3 inch thick eggplant grilled 8 to12 minutes on each side
6 paper-thin slices of red onion
6 leaves of butter lettuce
6 slices of fresh tomato



With hands, blend ground beef with all of the above ingredients, in order from top down. Shape into six patties. Charcoal grill – heat the grill to medium hot fire. Brush the heated grill rack with vegetable oil. Grill with closed cover flipping the burger after 7 to 10 minutes on each side until the burger is deliciously browned. Warm Kaiser Roll on the grill. Spread 2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil mix over inside of each Kaiser Roll. Place burger patty on one side of bun. Place a paper-thin slice of red onion on top followed by a leaf of butter lettuce a slice of fresh tomato and a slice of grilled eggplant. Top with Kaiser Roll. Take a bite. Mmm!