Sweet Ginger Beef BurgerSweet Ginger Beef Burger

Makes four quarter pounders.


1 medium sized jicama
1 large red onion
2 teaspoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons mirin (sweet rice vinegar)
1 pound ground beef
¼ cup White Zinfandel (or other sweet white wine)
2 teaspoons mirin (sweet rice vinegar)
3 teaspoons soy sauce
½ teaspoon each of onion salt, garlic, salt and pepper
4 teaspoons The Ginger People Organic Ginger Spread
4 seeded sandwich rolls, sliced


Prepare a medium-hot fire for grilling or barbecuing. Peel and slice jicama and onion into thin slices (1/8") and place them in a bowl. Cover with 2 teaspoons soy sauce and 2 teaspoons mirin. Coat all sides. Combine remaining ingredients (except the rolls). Mix well. Form meat into 4 patties. Make indentation in the center of each patty. Grill approximately 5 minutes. Turn and cover the tops with jicama and onion slices. Continue to grill until desire doneness. Place bottom of the rolls on the grill, cut side down. Butter the top half of each roll. Turn and layer the bottom of the roll with the burger, jicama and onion slices. Replace top.


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