Hearty Pork Burgers

preparation
20 minutes
Baking
15 minutes
Portions
4
Ingredients
  • 675 g (1-1/2 lbs.) of duBreton extra-lean ground pork
  • 10 mL (2 tsp.) of steak spice
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp.) of fresh parsley, chopped
  • 15 mL (1 tbsp.) of Dijon mustard
  • 5 mL (1 tsp.) of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 2 slices of whole-wheat bread, in crumbs
  • Fresh-ground pepper and salt to taste
  • 22 mL (1-1/2 tbsp.) of olive oil
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 227 g (8 oz.) of sliced white mushrooms

 

Garnishes

  • 4 kaiser rolls
  • 80 mL (1/3 c.) of barbecue sauce, home-made or store-bought
  • 4 slices of Swiss cheese
  • 8 slices of bacon, cooked
  • 4 tomato slices
  • 8 dill pickle slices
  • 4 pieces of leaf or Boston lettuce
Preparation steps
  1. Preheat barbecue to medium-high or conventional oven to 210°C (425°F).
  2. In a bowl, mix all burger ingredients with exception of garnishes. Season to taste.
  3. Divide mixture into 4 portions and form into patties.
  4. Place on grill or on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper in centre of oven. Cook patties for 12 - 15 minutes, turning once.
  5. Pour oil over onion slices and mushrooms, coating thoroughly, and cook on barbecue or over high heat on stovetop.
  6. Heat buns and add patties and all garnishes.
Note

Patties may also be cooked over medium-high heat on stovetop; allow 5-7 minutes for each side.