Monday, February 22, 2010

Cherry Burgers

This may not be the prettiest burger (especially when plopped atop a “bed” of sweet potato “fries”), but it sure is the yummiest burger we’ve ever made.

(Adapted from Eating Well)

12 oz. lean ground grass-fed beef

½ cup dried cherries, finely chopped

½ cup breadcrumbs of your choosing (see step 1 of this recipe for instruction on making your own)

1 large clove garlic, minced

1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

2 tsp Dijon mustard

1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

1. Preheat grill, broiler or skillet.

2. Combine beef, cherries, breadcrumbs, garlic, vinegar, mustard and Worcestershire sauce in a large bowl.

3. Form into patties.

4. Grill or broil until center registers 160° (5-6 minutes per side on a grill, 3-4 minutes per side under the broiler).

*To make oven-baked sweet potato fries, follow our recipe for regular fries (using sweet potatoes instead of regular potatoes, obviously). Sprinkle with brown sugar.


  1. that looks so delicious and my boys would it eat too. YUM!
    I wish it was easier to find grass fed beef around here...

  2. Stock up on some from Wolf's Neck farm next time you're out this way!