Re-ignite the flame with delicious grilled honey garlic burgers

(NC)—With hot, lazy days spent lounging poolside it’s easy to fall into a culinary rut. This summer, rather than serving bland burgers and dull dogs, try spicing up your seasonal favourites with a few basic ingredients. But you don’t have to spend hours prepping in the kitchen to create crowd-pleasing cookouts. Simply switch off the oven, fire up the grill, add some flavour and let the sweet aromas of outdoor grilling fill the air.

For a dish to help inspire your culinary creativity, try the honey garlic burger recipe below. Paired with sweet and sour mayonnaise, these flavours are sure to turn a boring beef burger into a gourmet summer delight.

Honey Garlic Burgers with Sweet and Sour Mayonnaise

1 1/2 lb (675g) lean ground beef
1/2 cup (125mL) green onion, finely chopped
1 cup (250mL) VH Honey Garlic Sauce
1 egg
1/3 cup (80mL) bread crumbs
1/2 cup (125mL) mayonnaise
1/2 cup (125mL) VH Sweet and Sour Sauce
PAM Grilling Spray


1. In a large bowl mix together beef, egg, bread crumbs and onion.

2. Spray grill with PAM Grilling Spray, heat grill to medium-high heat and cook burgers until cooked through, about 10 minutes.

3. While burgers are grilling stir together VH Sweet and Sour Sauce and mayonnaise.

4. Serve cooked burger on buns with fresh lettuce and large dollop of sweet and sour mayonnaise.

Serves 6

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