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Sun-dried Tomato-Pesto Burgers

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Hands-on time 28 mins
Total, including buns time 3 hrs
Yield Makes 6 servings
Let ground beef stand at room temperature for 10 minutes before grilling.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground sirloin
  • 1 pound ground chuck
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 (3-oz.) package sun-dried tomato halves, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • Homemade Hamburger Buns
  • Toppings: refrigerated pesto, sliced goat cheese, and sliced pepperoncini salad peppers

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Combine first 4 ingredients gently. Stir chopped sun-dried tomatoes and garlic into meat mixture. Shape mixture into 6 (5-inch) patties.

  2. Grill, covered with grill lid, 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until beef is no longer pink in center. Serve on Homemade Hamburger Buns. Top each burger with refrigerated pesto, sliced goat cheese, and sliced pepperoncini salad peppers.