Chimichurri is a condiment that's used in Argentina in much the same way as burger lovers in the U.S. use ketchup. The Chimichurri Topping for these burgers features cilantro instead of the more traditional oregano.
- 1 recipe Chimichurri Topping ( see recipe below)
- 1 lb. lean ground beef
- 8 oz ground pork
- 1Tbsp chili powder
- 1/2 tsp onion powder
- 1/4 tsp ground xumin
- 3 whole wheat pita bread rounds, quartered and toasted
- 3/4 cup bottled roasted red pepper, drained and cut into strips
In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup finely snipped fresh flat-leaf parsley; 1/2 cup finely snipped fresh cilantro; 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar; 1 tablespoon olive oil; 2 cloves garlic, minced; 1/4 teaspoon salt; 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper; and 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper.imichurri Topping for these burgers features cilantro instead of the more traditional oregano.