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Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 22 mins
Servings: 4

Zesty Goat Cheese and Tapenade Burger

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Italian-inspired fixings make this Zesty Goat Cheese and Tapenade Burger an instant hit with the BBQ crowd. Quick and easy to prepare and served on a Villaggio® Toscana Extra Soft Hamburger Buns, the flavourful burger brings great taste to summer grilling.

BBQ Hits


  • 4 Villaggio® Toscana Extra Soft Hamburger Buns
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) drained chopped sun-dried tomatoes (packed in oil)
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) pitted chopped black olives
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 beef patties
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) crumbled goat cheese



  1. Preheat the grill; grease the grate well.
  2. Stir together sun-dried tomatoes, olives and parsley; stir in olive oil.
  3. Grill beef patties according to package directions, topping with goat cheese during the last 2 minutes of cooking to warm through.
  4. Meanwhile, grill buns for 30 to 60 seconds per side or until toasted.
  5. Assemble burgers in buns. Dress each burger with sun-dried tomato tapenade.

Tip: Purée tapenade in a food processor for a smoother finish.
Top burger with arugula or spinach if desired.