Feta Burgers With Grilled Red Onions

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Oolala

From Bon Appetit, July, 2007. These newfangled burgers are stuffed with feta cheese. Pressing the center of the raw hamburger to form a slight indentation prevents the burger from puffing up in the center when cooking. Here for safe keeping and sharing.

Top Review by lillianandlouiskids

I make these with Lamb and add fresh mint and the remaining ingredients. Serve them with tzatziki. Delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Break up beef in large bowl.
  2. Sprinkle feta, oregano, salt, and pepper over (meat); toss.
  3. Divide into 8 portions; form each into 4 1/2-inch burgers, pressing in center to form slight indentation. *DO AHEAD Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover; chill.
  4. Puree garlic in processor; With machine running, gradually add 1/2 cup oil; process 30 seconds. *DO AHEAD Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover; chill.
  5. Spray grill rack with nonstick spray.
  6. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat).
  7. Brush onion with 1 tablespoon oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  8. Place burgers and onions on grill. Cover; cook 5 minutes.
  9. Turn onions and burgers; cook until onions are charred in spots and burgers are medium-well, about 4 minutes longer.
  10. Transfer to plate. Brush cut sides of buns with garlic oil and place buns, cut side down, on grill; toast about 1 minute.
  11. Turn buns; cook until heated, about 1 minute.
  12. Place burgers on bun bottoms and top each with onion, tomato, and bun top.

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