Fennel-Sage Pork Burgers w Provolone & Peppers
A surprising, delicious take on traditional burgers, pork patties are incredible with the flavors of fennel and sage. Try them as a fun option for your next barbecue or game day.
Servings: 4 burgers
Calories: 560 kcal
- 1 lb lean ground pork
- 1 tsp fennel seed
- 1 tsp minced fresh sage
- ¾ tsp kosher salt
- ¼ tsp pepper
- 4 slices reduced fat provolone cheese
- 4 reduced calorie hamburger buns
- 8 tsp grainy mustard
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 1 cup thinly sliced peppers any color
- 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
- ½ tsp kosher salt
- ¼ tsp pepper
- ½ tsp fennel seed
- ½ tsp minced garlic
- pinch hot pepper flakes
- ¼ tsp minced fresh sage
To make Sautéed Peppers:
Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat , add olive oil, peppers, onion, salt, pepper, and fennel seed.
Cook, stirring frequently until peppers are soft or approximately 8 minutes. Stir in garlic, hot pepper flakes, and fresh sage and cook an additional minute.
Remove from heat and keep warm until ready to serve burgers.
To make Pork Burgers:
Combine pork, fennel seed and sage in a large bowl. Form into 4 patties and season with salt and pepper.
Coat an outdoor grill or grill pan with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Cook burgers approximately 5-6 minutes per side or until just cooked through (it’s ok if pork burgers are a little pink in the middle). Add provolone cheese and heat to melt.
To assemble burgers, spread grainy mustard on bottom of burger bun, top with burger and sautéed peppers.