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Parilla Burgers with Grill Roasted Onions and Tomatoes

Russ Myers


Parilla is the Spanish name for grill. This recipe is a great summertime treat with Spanish flavors.

★★★★★ 2 votes
4 servings
15 Min
15 Min


1 1/2 lb. Lean ground beef
1 lg. Yellow onion (sliced 1/2 inch thick)
1 lg. Red onion (sliced 1/2 inch thick)
2 Tbsp. Olive oil
1 lb. Plum tomatoes (halved lengthwise)
1/4 C. Coarsely chopped cilantro leaves
1 tsp. Minced fresh or bottled garlic
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 C. Mexican blend shredded cheese
4 Squares ciabatta, focaccia or rolls (split and toasted on grill)

How to Make Parilla Burgers with Grill Roasted Onions and Tomatoes


  • 1Shape ground beef into four 3/4 inch patties. Brush both sides of onions with oil.
  • 2Place onions on grid over medium, ash covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 15 minutes or until tender, turning frequently.
  • 3Grill burgers 13 to 15 minutes to medium doneness (160 degrees) until no longer pink in center and juices show no pink color, turning once.
  • 4Grill tomatoes, cut-side down, 10 minutes or until tender; do not turn.
  • 5Coarsely chop onions and tomatoes; add cilantro and garlic and salt and pepper as desired.
  • 6Top burgers with cheese immediately after removing from grill.
  • 7Serve burgers on toasted ciabatta with grilled vegetables.

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About Parilla Burgers with Grill Roasted Onions and Tomatoes

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Snacks, Burgers, Roasts
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Spanish