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Recipe for Fresco Chimichurri Burger
Fresco Chimichurri Burger
Aunt Millie's Hearth Brioche Hamburger Buns


  • 1 package Aunt Millie's Hearth Brioche Hamburger Buns
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 8 oz. queso fresco, cut into 4 slices
  • Cilantro aioli, recipe below
  • Chimichurri vinaigrette, recipe below
  • Lettuce, tomato, red onion (optional)

    Cilantro Mayo

  • 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup light mayonnaise
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

    Chimichurri Vinaigrette

  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1/8 cup fresh oregano leaves, chopped
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper

Yield: 4 servings


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Gently combine ground beef, garlic powder, black pepper, salt, and shape into 4 patties. Set aside.
  3. For the cilantro mayo: Blend all ingredients in food processor except mayonnaise and salt and pepper. Process until cilantro is fine. Add mayonnaise and process just until blended. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. For the chimichurri vinaigrette: Mix the olive oil, vinegar, garlic, red pepper flakes, cilantro, and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Grill patties for 6-8 minutes on each side, topping with queso fresco the last few minutes of cooking. Thermometer should register 165°.
  6. Remove patties from the grill and place on a bun. Top with desired amount of aioli and chimichurri vinaigrette.

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size 1 Sandwich 
Number of Servings 4
Calories 951
Total Fat 71g
Saturated Fat 20g
Sodium 1630mg
Total Carbohydrate 37g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 6g
Protein 39g

*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.