Loaded Greek Burgers

  • Recipe By
  • Published Sep 12th
  • Ready In40m
  • Servings4
  • Calories634
Tired of plain old 'burgers for summertime? Mix it up a bit by adding some classic Greek flavor: spinach, feta, roasted red pepper, and herbs...Yum! Serve these burgers on a warm toasted Kaiser roll, with a delicious feta cheese spread, fresh lettuce, and tomato.

Loaded Greek Burgers Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Loaded Greek Burgers for 4 servings:

  • 1 red bell pepper
  • Spread:
  • 2 ounces crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 sprig fresh mint, chopped
  • 1 sprig fresh parsley, chopped
  • Burgers:
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 6 ounces crumbled feta cheese
  • 8 ounces fresh spinach - rinsed, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 sprigs fresh basil, coarsely chopped
  • 3 sprigs fresh mint, coarsely chopped
  • 2 sprigs fresh parsley, coarsely chopped
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 Kaiser rolls, split and toasted
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 4 leaves lettuce

Loaded Greek Burgers Cooking Instructions

  • Prep25m
  • Cook15m
  • Ready In40m

To cook Loaded Greek Burgers, you need about 25 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Loaded Greek Burgers is about 15 minutes , and you can serve your Loaded Greek Burgers within 40 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Loaded Greek Burgers easily:

  1. 1 Preheat the oven's broiler and set the oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Cut the red bell pepper in half from top to bottom; remove the stem, seeds, and ribs; place pepper cut-side-down onto the prepared baking sheet.
  2. 2 Cook under the preheated broiler until the skin of the pepper has blackened and blistered, about 5 minutes. Allow the blackened pepper to cool and steam in a paper bag for 5 minutes; peel and dice; set aside.
  3. 3 Stir together the 2 ounces feta cheese, mayonnaise, lime juice, the 1 sprig chopped mint, and the 1 sprig chopped parsley in a small bowl; set aside.
  4. 4 Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat, and lightly oil the grate.
  5. 5 Place the roasted red pepper, ground beef, feta cheese, spinach, bread crumbs, egg, garlic, onion, basil, the remaining mint, and the remaining parsley in a bowl. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and mix gently with your hands until evenly combined. Divide the meat mixture to form 4 equal 4 1/2 inch patties.
  6. 6 Cook on the preheated grill until the burgers are cooked to your desired degree of doneness, about 4 minutes per side for medium. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 160 degrees F (70 degrees C). Serve burgers on warm toasted Kaiser roll with the feta cheese spread, fresh tomatoes, and lettuce.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 634 calories; 37.1 grams of fat; 36.5 grams of carbohydrates; 38.7 grams of protein; 174 milligrams of cholesterol; 1082 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Aug 16th 2014

    My burgers fell apart on the grill a bit (probably too much stuff, not finely chopped enough and not enough meat in mine), but they are frickin' delicious! I was pleasantly surprised by the ...

  2. Jun 8th 2014

    12/27/216 - Made the burgers but not the sauce, excellent flavor and presentation! 6/8/14 - Made burgers, left off the mayo sauce - was amazing! So moist and flavorful and delicious! Look ...

  3. Nov 13th 2013

    This was so easy and tasted great. I used frozen spinach (thawed and squeezed dry) and I used a small jar of roasted red peppers from the store. This cut out a lot of prep time. Plus one pou ...

  4. Aug 9th 2013

    Good flavor! I did add a little Greek yogurt to the meat to help it stay together but it was still a little too tender - had to use care in flipping. It browned up really fast so a lower t ...

  5. Oct 22nd 2011

    EXCELLENT! I put these on Grilled onion ciabatta rolls, and WHOA! AWESOME! A favorite for sure!Thanks! ?

  6. Jan 2nd 2011

    Great recipe! I used a 10 oz. box of frozen spinach (thawed and squeezed dry) and my son requested meatloaf instead of burgers so I just mixed up the meat mixture and put it in a loaf pan, ...

  7. Oct 6th 2010

    I made these this summer for my friends and they were a huge hit! Make sure to serve them with the Tzatziki sauce.

  8. Jun 14th 2010

    I made the following changes: frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed mostly dry, shredded mozzarella, and a large shallot in place of the onion. Also, I only used 1 sprig each of mint ...

  9. May 5th 2010

    This did take alot of prep, specially cause i had to go and buy all the fresh herbs these burgers required but it was well worth all the effort. It was delicious! I found that the spread nee ...