Casablanca Burgers

Casablanca Burgers
Prep Time:
20 mins
Grill Time:
14 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1 pound ground beef (85% lean)

  • cup finely snipped dried apricots

  • 2 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted

  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground coriander

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 4 kaiser rolls

  • 1 recipe Moroccan Ketchup

  • 4 leaves red leaf lettuce

  • 1 medium tomato, sliced

Moroccan Ketchup

  • cup ketchup

  • teaspoon ground cumin

  • teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • teaspoon ground coriander

  • teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. In a large bowl combine beef, apricots, pine nuts, cilantro, garlic, salt, cumin, cinnamon, coriander, and pepper. Shape mixture into four 3/4-inch-thick patties.

  2. For a charcoal grill, grill patties on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 14 to 18 minutes or until done (160 degrees F), turning once halfway through grilling. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place patties on grill rack over heat. Cover; grill as above.) Serve burgers on rolls topped with Moroccan Ketchup, lettuce, and tomatoes. Makes 4 servings.

Moroccan Ketchup

  1. In a small bowl combine ketchup, cumin, cinnamon, coriander, and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

544 Calories
28g Fat
45g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 544
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 908mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 10.6mg 53%
Calcium 111.1mg 9%
Iron 5.2mg 29%
Potassium 728mg 15%
Fatty acids, total trans 1g
Folate, total 80.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 2.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.