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Greek Hummus Burgers

Can't make it to Greece this weekend? No need when you grill these sun drenched darlings! So much flavor in each bite your taste buds will explode. Don't be selfish, invite your good friends to partake and serve the burgers with a great Greek salad and a fine hearty red wine from Sutter Home.

Ingredients 

Makes 6 burgers
2 lbs ground chuck
1 clove minced, fresh garlic
2 tbs finely chopped flat leaf parsley
3 tbs, oil packed, julienne, sun dried tomatoes, drained, patted dry and coarsely chopped
1 tsp coarse salt
1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
2 tbs Colavita olive oil, to brush grill
4 oz of a 6 oz block feta cheese, divided into 6 equal portions
6 Ciabatta rolls, halved OR Cuban bread, cut into 6 4" pieces, and halved
2 tbs Colavita olive oil for rolls
6 tbs prepared, roasted garlic hummus OR hummus of choice - it comes in several flavors- 7 oz container
6 red tip lettuce leaves (optional)

Instructions 

Prepare grill to medium high heat. Mix beef, garlic, parsley, sun dried tomatoes, salt and pepper in large mixing bowl. Divide mixture into 6 patties shaped same as rolls. Brush grill with olive oil. Grill burgers 4 minutes each side or to desired doneness. Meanwhile, brush rolls with olive oil. One minute before burgers done, place portions of feta on each burger and place rolls on grill. Cover grill to melt/soften cheese. Remove rolls and put one lettuce leaf (if desired) on each roll bottom. Add burgers and top feta burgers with 1 tbs hummus each. Top each burger with roll top and serve hot.

Comments 

Enjoy the compliments from everyone you serve one of these yummy burgers. Even though they are so easy to make, the taste is unparalleled!