Winter Pork Burgers w/ garlic shrimp


Pork burgers made with spicy, smoky paprika
and topped with garlicky, lemony shrimp and
sundried tomato pesto aioli.



  • Pork Burgers:
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • ¼ cup grated onion
  • 1 tsp diced garlic
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs or panko
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • Sundried Tomato Pesto Aioli:
  • 1 tbsp sundried tomato pesto
  • 1 tbsp mayo
  • 2 tbsp greek yogurt
  • Garlic Shrimp:
  • 12 raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tsp diced garlic
  • 2 tsp chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp chili pepper flakes
  • lemon slices
  • To serve:
  • havarti cheese slices
  • burger buns




  1. For the burgers: Preheat the indoor grill to medium high heat. Mix together all the ingredients and form into 4 patties. Place on the grill and cook 5 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
  2. Pesto Aioli: Mix together the ingredients and set aside until ready to serve.
  3. Garlic Shrimp: Mix together the shrimp, garlic, parsley, olive oil and chili flakes. Marinate up to overnight. Heat the grill to medium high heat and place on the grill. Squeeze lemon juice over each shrimp and cook for 2 minutes on each side until cooked through.
  4. To serve, place the havarti cheese over each cooked pork burger patty and place under the broiler until melted. Remove from heat. Spread the aioli over each cut half of the burger bun and top with the havarti and pork burger patty followed by the garlic shrimp then serve!

by: Priya McHugh

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