Chimichurri Pork Burgers

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound ground pork (or use ground turkey or chicken)
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped scallion
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 red wine vinegar
  • 4 large red leaf lettuce leaves
  • 1/4 small red onion thinly sliced


  • In a large bowl, mix the first 4 ingredients (pork through scallion).
  • Form mixture into patties.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. To the skillet, add the oil. To the oil, add the burgers and cook for 5 to 10 minutes on each side, until pork is cooked through.
  • In a blender, blend the next 4 ingredients (cilantro through vinegar) until smooth, and then season with salt and pepper.
  • Place burgers on lettuce leaves and top with onion. Drizzle chimichurri over burgers and serve.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Guacamole (avocado, tomato, jalapeno, cilantro, onion, sea salt, lime juice) and parsnip fries.
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