Sandwiches, Wraps and Tacos

Great Canadian Burger


1 ¾ lb ground chuck

1 egg, beaten

2 cloves garlic, minced

Pinch red pepper flakes

¼ cup onion, finely chopped

2 tbsp parsley, chopped

2 tbsp Dijon mustard

2-4 tbsp bread crumbs,

Fresh Ingredients (for the assembly):

8 slices peameal bacon, cooked

4 slices aged Canadian Cheddar cheese

4 eggs

1 tbsp vegetable oil

4 sesame hamburger buns, toasted and buttered

1 onion, cut in thick slices

8 slices tomato

4 pickles, sliced lengthwise

Handful Iceberg lettuce leaves

Condiments of your choice (optional)


In a large bowl, mix together ground chuck, egg, garlic, red pepper flakes, onions, parsley, mustard, and enough bread crumbs to hold mixture together. Divide into 4 patties.

Preheat barbecue to medium-high and oil grill.

Grill patties, turning once, about 4 minutes per side for medium doneness.

Meanwhile, in a large non-stick skillet over medium high heat, add oil and fry eggs sunny side up. Set aside.

Assemble burgers, on bottom bun, place cheese, peameal bacon, then burger patty and fried egg. Top with onions, tomato, pickles, lettuce and condiments of your choice.

Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings

Recipe courtesy of Egg Farmers of Canada

Nutrients per Serving:

Calories 786

Carbohydrate 38 g

Fat 36 g

Protein 77 g

 Sodium 3203 mg

Fibre 3 g

Sugars 8 g