lettuce wrapped

sun-dried tomato burger


No fork necessary for this easy backyard dinner – as salad and burger come together in one delicious leafy package!

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes



1 lb (500 g) lean ground beef

1/3 cup (75 mL) finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes, in oil

2 tbsp (30 mL) each finely chopped fresh parsley and basil

1 tbsp (15 mL) Worcestershire sauce

1 clove garlic, minced

1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper

16 leaves Inspired Greens Green Batavia

2 oz (60 g) goat cheese, crumbled

3 tbsp (45 mL) prepared pesto



1. Preheat grill to medium-high; grease grate well.


2. In bowl, combine beef, sun-dried tomatoes, parsley, basil, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt and pepper until well combined; shape into 8 burgers. Grill, turning once, for 8 to 10 minutes or until meat is cooked through.


3. Place each burger in centre of 1 lettuce leaf; repeat with remaining burgers. Top with goat cheese, pesto and remaining leaves.



For added crunch, make an easy quick pickle: Stir together 1/2 cup (125 mL) white vinegar and 1 tsp (5 mL) each salt and sugar. Microwave for 30 seconds to dissolve, then add 1/2 cup (125 mL) thinly sliced cucumbers, radishes or beets; let stand for 30 minutes at room temperature or refrigerate until ready to serve.

The Star Group making great taste easy
whole leaf
The Star Group making great taste easy
whole leaf
Lettuce Wrapped Burger: no bun - no problem!