Spiced Mediterranean Burger recipe provided by the Certified Angus Beef® brand.

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Spiced Mediterranean Burger

Serves 6
Enjoy incredible deep flavor in each bite of this Spiced Mediterranean Burger. Pine nuts, garlic, feta, and the best seasonings are mixed in ground beef for ultimate deliciousness.
  • 2 pounds Certified Angus Beef ® ground beef (85/15 or 80/20 blend ideal)
  • 1/2 cup (3-ounces) pine nuts
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 ounces crumbled Feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 6 burger buns or pita pockets
  1. In a food processor, combine pine nuts, garlic, paprika, cumin, salt, pepper, coriander, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg to form a coarse blend like wet sand. Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  2. By hand, combine ground beef, cheese and parsley with spice mixture. Form into six patties. Refrigerate for at least an hour (overnight preferred to develop full flavor).
  3. Grill or pan sear over high heat to a recommended internal temperature of 160F.
  4. Suggested toppings: olive tapenade, sliced tomato, fresh cucumber slices, tzatziki sauce, red onion

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