Grilled Garlic and Basil Hamburgers with a Side of Honey Cantaloupe

Chef.Billy.Parisi's picture

Feb. 04, 2011


Ground meat 3 Pound
Unsalted butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Garlic 3 Tablespoon , mince
Chiffonade basil 3 Tablespoon
Vine tomatoes 20 Gram , slice
Lettuce leaves 2 Large
Yellow onion 1 , slice
Blue cheese 1 Tablespoon , crumbled
Cantaloupe 1/2 Medium , chop
Honey 2 Tablespoon
Poppy seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Kosher salt To Taste
Cracked pepper To Taste
Kaiser rolls 3



1. In a hot skillet, add butter and cook the garlic. When you smell it, take it off the stove.

2. In a bowl, add the ground meat along with the garlic butter mix, basil and mix together.

3. Make patties out of the mix and season on both sides with salt and pepper.

4. Grill the patties along with thickly sliced onion.

5. Slice the kaiser roll and add lettuce, tomatoes, the hamburger patty, caramelized onions and top with some blue cheese.

6. For the cantaloupe: Peel and dice the cantaloupe. Add to a bowl along with honey and poppy seeds and toss well.


7. Plate and serve as main course along with side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 2