Surf and Turf Grilled Beef Burger

This is a budget-wise version of the steak-house classic. Lean Beef burgers deliver an excellent source of protein, zinc and vitamin B12 – not to mention flavour!
Yield 4 Servings Prep. Time 5 min Cooking Time 15 min Total Time 20 min


Here are the following ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) steak sauce
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) minced fresh dill, divided
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1 lb (500 g) Lean Ground Beef
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) dry bread crumbs
  • Shrimp Salsa
  • 1 cup (250 mL) cooked shrimp, shells and tails removed, deveined
  • 3 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) EACH mayonnaise and seafood cocktail sauce
  • 4 Hamburger buns
  • Optional garnish: mayonnaise, minced fresh dill, lettuce

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Follow these cooking methods/directions:

  1. Combine steak sauce, onion, egg, 3 tbsp (45 mL) fresh dill and salt in a bowl with a fork. Mix in beef and bread crumbs. Gently form into four 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick patties. Press a dimple into the centre of each patty. Place on a plate, cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.

  2. Shrimp Salsa: Meanwhile, chop the shrimp. Combine shrimp with radishes, mayonnaise, cocktail sauce and remaining fresh dill in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate.

  3. Grill patties over medium-high heat in a closed preheated barbecue for 10 to 14 minutes, turning twice, until digital instant-read thermometer inserted sideways into centre of each patty reads 160°F (71°C).

  4. If desired, spread some additional mayonnaise on each bun and garnish with fresh dill. Top with burgers and lettuce (if using). Top each with Shrimp Salsa.