Cherry Burgers

  in Main Dishes, Recipes

From Eating Well
Serves 4

12 oz grass-fed ground beef
½ cup dried cherries, finely chopped
½ cup Panko breadcrumbs
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
4 whole-wheat English muffins split or whole grain buns
4 lettuce leaves and onion slices

Preheat grill to medium. Place beef in a large bowl and gently mix in finely chopped cherries, breadcrumbs, garlic, vinegar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper until well combined. Divide into 4 equal portions and form into 1/2-inch-thick patties. Oil the grill rack. Grill the patties until browned, 5 to 6 minutes per side. Toast English muffins. Assemble the burgers on the English muffins with your favorite toppings and garnishes.