the burger no body wanted

Pairs well with:

Chenin Blanc

This wine is bursting with crisp, refreshing fruit flavors like apple, pear, and melon, making you want to swing your legs off a dock at sunset.


1) 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2) 1 cup + 2 tablespoons sour cream
3) 1/2 cup mayonnaise
4) 1 1/2 lemons
5) 3 garlic cloves
6) 1 1/2 tablespoons + 1 pinch adobo/sazon seasoning mix ( If you cant find this premixed . Mix equal parts of sazon and adobo together. Seasoning can be found in the goya section of your supermarket)
7) 1/2cup grated parmesan/romano/asiago mix ( if you cant get this mix, romano is fine or use equal parts of each cheese purchased separately.)
8) 1/2cup sundried tomatoes packed in oil.
9) 2 haas avocados
10) 2 pounds ground beef chuck
11) 3 teaspoons smoked ground paprika
12) 1 tablespoon hotsauce (use your favorite)
13) 2 tablespoons minced vandalia onion
14) 12 strips bacon
15) 6 chabata buns
16) 2 1/2 cups iceberg lettuce shredded
**oil for grill



Sundried tomato / cilantro dressing: 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh cilantro 1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 juice from 1 whole lemon 3 garlic cloves 1/2 cup parmesan/roman/asiago grated mix (If your store doesnt carry this mix, romano is fine or use equal parts of the 3 cheeses purchased separately.) 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes Combine all ingredients in a food processor untill smooth. Refrigerate until you are ready to use. avocado mash: 2 haas avocados 2 tablespoons sour cream 1/2 of a lemon 1 pinch of adobo/sazon seasoning Remove skin and seed from avocado. Cover avocado with juice from lemon and mash to a chunky consistency. Mix sour cream and adobo/sazon seasoning together. Then gently fold into avocado being careful not to break up the avocado chucks. Refrigerate till u are ready to use. Patties: 2 pounds ground beef chuck 1 tablespoon hot sauce (use your favorite brand) 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes 1 1/2 tablespoons sazon/adobo seasoning mix 2 tablespoons vandalia onion minced 2 teaspoons ground smoked paprika Cut sundried tomatoes into about 1/4 inch chunks. Mix all ingredients together, being careful not to compress the mixture. Divide into 6 equal portions and form burgers. Brush grill rack with oil. Place patties on grill and cook 3-4 minutes. Then turn and cook until done. assemble the burgers: Place generous amounts of sundried tomato/cilantro dressing on topside of rolls. On each bottom place a generous amount of the avocado mash, the patty , 2 pieces of bacon shredded iceberg lettuce. Add roll tops and serve. Makes 6 burgers appliances needed: hand chopper larger sharp knife cutting board spoon food processor spatuala potato masher frying pan