West Coast Trail Burger & Beet-Carrot Slaw

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 8

Ingredients

  1. 3 tbsp (45 mL) rice wine vinegar
  2. 4 tsp (20 mL) grainy mustard
  3. 4 tsp (20 mL) olive oil
  4. 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) honey
  5. 3/4 tsp (4 mL) salt
  6. 2 cups (500 mL) coarsely grated beets
  7. 2 cups (500 mL) coarsely grated carrots
  8. 1/4 cup (60 mL) pumpkin seeds
  9. 8 Canadian chuck burgers (each 6 oz/180 g)
  10. 8 whole grain buns
  11. 2 cups (500 mL) alfalfa sprouts

Method

  1. In bowl, mix vinegar, mustard, oil, honey and salt. Add beets, carrots and pumpkin seeds. Toss to coat. Set aside.
  2. Grill burgers on barbecue preheated to medium-high heat for 5 to 6 min. per side or until cooked through and internal temperature reaches 160°F (71°C). 
  3. Assemble burger patties on buns. Top with reserved slaw and alfalfa sprouts.