Guasacaca Burgers Recipe

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Guasacaca Burgers

John Dipalo

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@Chipichipi

Guasacaca relish makes and excellent substitute of guacamole sauce. In Venezuela it's widly used as a sauce for Salisbury steaks, meats, barbacued beef, potatoes, and yams.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

1 lb
ground beef
salt
black pepper
2 Tbsp
dijon mustard
1 Tbsp
cilantro, fresh, chopped
1 clove
garlic, chopped
1
egg
1/2 c
bread crumbs, dry
1 tsp
worcestershire sauce
4 medium
hamburger rolls

GUASACACA RELISH:

1/2
+ 1/2 avocado, seeded and peeled
1 medium
onion
1
green bell pepper
2
green onions
1 tsp
fresh parsley or cilantro, chopped
1 medium
tomato
1/4 c
vinegar
1/4 c
olive oil, light
salt and pepper, to taste
1
hot chili pepper (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Mix all ingredients except rolls. Form the ground beef into 4 equal-sized patties and sprinkle with the salt and pepper.
2
Cook the patties on the grill for 10 to 12 minutes, or until no pink remains in the center, turning once halfway through the grilling.
3
GUASACACA RELISH:
Meanwhile, dice the avocado and hand chop the first 6 guasacaca ingredientes. Add half of the oil and vinegar and thoroughly mix*.
4
Process to a puree the other 1/2 of the avocado with 3 tablesoons of the mixed ingredients. As you blend, add the rest of the oil and vinegar. Combine with the chopped ingredients and add salt & pepper to taste.
5
BRING TOGETHER:
Bring together by topping the burgers with the guasacaca relish and any other ingredient of your choice.
6
*Note:
1. The mixture should be carefully done with a wooden spoon, and making sure you add the diced avocado as the last ingrediente in order to avoid texture darkening; to this end, place the avocado's large seed right smack in the middle of the mixing bowl!
7
2. The relish bowl should be placed in the fridge unitl ready to top burgers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Burgers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Latin American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy