Tourtière Burgers


  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time5 mins
  • Makes4 burgers
*PLUS Grilling Time: 12 minutes


  • 1 egg

  • 1/4 cup sour cream

  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard

  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs

  • 1 tsp dried thyme

  • 1 tsp allspice

  • 1/2 tsp celery salt

  • 1/2 tsp ground savoury

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced

  • 250 g ground beef

  • 250 g ground pork


  • Oil grill and heat barbecue to medium. In a bowl, whisk egg with sour cream and Dijon. Stir in bread crumbs, seasonings and onion. Crumble in meat. Using a fork or your hands, gently mix. Divide into 4 portions and shape into burgers, each about 1/2 in. (1 cm) thick. If making ahead, place on a plate. Cover with plastic wrap and refrig­erate up to a day.

  • Place burgers on barbecue. Grill with lid closed until meat is firm to the touch and completely cooked through, 6 to 8 min per side. Top with cheese and sweet chili sauce, then tuck into crusty buns.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 295, Protein 24.2g, Carbohydrates 6.9g, Fat 18.4g, Fibre 0.9g, Sodium 311mg.

A summery spin on classic tourti?re, without the fussy crust. Top these pleasantly spiced burgers with thick slices of Quebec Oka and generous dollops of sweet chili sauce.