Burger with Greek Spices, Pine Nuts, and Feta

Any good, basic homemade or commercial marinara sauce goes great with this recipe.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs. ground beef
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup pine nuts (pignoles)
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese, crumbled
  • 8 slices Italian bread, toasted
  • 4 leaves butter lettuce

Directions

  • Preheat grill to medium.
  • Mix the ground beef with garlic, salt, pepper, oregano, crushed red pepper, pine nuts, and cheese, tossing carefully. Form mixture into 4 patties without too much patting and squeezing; this keeps them juicy.
  • Grill until brown and done to preference. Serve on Italian bread with lettuce.