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Argentinian Beef Burgers With Chimichurri

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Argentinian Beef Burgers With Chimichurri
Courtesy of McCormick

Argentinians typically serve their grilled meats with chimichurri, a bright green sauce made of chopped fresh parsley, garlic and olive oil.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick

Ready in
55 m
30 m
(prepare time)
25 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


For the Chimichurri

  • 2 Cups packed parsley leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon McCormick Gourmet All Natural Mexican Oregano
  • 1/2 Teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Organic Fennel Seed, crushed
  • 1/2 Teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Organic Cayenne Red Pepper
  • 1/2 Cup olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons McCormick Gourmet Sicilian Sea Salt

For the Argentinian Beef Burgers

  • 1 Pound lean ground beef
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • 4 rolls, such as Kaiser or crusty artisan rolls
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced


For the Chimichurri

Place parsley, garlic, oregano, fennel seed and cayenne pepper in food processor; cover.

Pulse until garlic is chopped.

With food processor running, gradually add oil and lemon juice.

Stir in sea salt.

Transfer 1/2 cup of the chimichurri to large bowl.

Reserve remaining chimichurri until ready to serve.

For the Argentinian Beef Burgers

Add ground beef to chimichurri in bowl.

Mix until well blended.

Shape into 4 patties.

Grill over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes per side or until burgers are cooked through (internal temperature of 160°F).

Add cheese slices to burgers 1 minute before cooking is completed.

Toast rolls on the grill, open-side down, about 30 seconds.

Serve burgers on rolls with red onion and reserved chimichurri.