Banh Mi (Vietnamese Style) Burger Recipe


Banh Mi Burger Recipe

*Serves 4

Ingredients: 

  • 3/4 - 1 lb grass fed beef 
  • 1 cup shredded carrots 
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 
  • 2 teaspoons sugar 
  • 3/4 teaspoon fine sea salt 
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 
  • Canola oil cooking spray (optional)
  • Jalapeño, sliced (optional)
Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Tabasco
  • 2 teaspoons tomato paste
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
Combine beef, carrots, cilantro, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper in a large bowl and form into four (4-inch) patties. Grill over medium heat or broil, flipping once, until cooked to your liking, about 6 to 8 minutes. Or, spray a large skillet with cooking spray and cook over medium heat, 6 to 8 minutes.

Whisk mayonnaise, tabasco, tomato paste and garlic together.  Spread on baguette.  For an easy and healthy addition toss shredded carrots, cucumbers and lettuce with rice vinegar and a pinch of sugar and pile on top of the burger. Top with burger with jalapeño for an extra kick!