Chimichurri Churchill Burger

Chimichurri Sauce:

Combine in a bowl (best if made day in advance)

  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 bunches parsley
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

Salsa Golf:

Combine in a bowl

  • 2 tablespoons pimentos, drained, and patted dry
  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 1- 1/2 tablespoons ketchup

Burger Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds Kentucky Cattlemen's ground beef
  • 1 ripe avocado, sliced
  • 1 - 1/4 cups shredded Mexican cheese
  • 6 flour tortillas, burrito size
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter, divided

Cooking:

  1. Shape beef into 1/3 pound round patties
  2. Place 3 patties in a skillet over medium hear, cooking for 10-12 minutes, or until 160o F
  3. Warm tortillas 20-30 seconds or so individually in skillet
  4. Add 1/2 tablespoon of butter to skillet on medium to melt and spread around pan
  5. Spread 2 teaspoons of Salsa Golf in center of tortilla and top with 2 tablespoons of shredded cheese blend
  6. Top this with the burger
  7. Spread 1 tablespoon of Chimichurri Sauce on burger and add sliced avocado
  8. Top with 1 tablespoon of shredded cheese blend
  9. Fold tortilla over the top of the burger and fold it over until it is completely covered with the tortilla
  10. Place the tortilla folded side down in the buttered skillet until it is lightly browned
  11. Flip and brown the second side
  12. ENJOY!

2019 Derby Burger® Challenge Winner Lori Poe

Montgomery County, Kentucky