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Old 08-23-2005, 08:50 AM   #1
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Olive Burger Sauce???

We had a restaurant called Hot-n-Now that is no longer. I think it was a franchise. They had the best olive burgers, and I want to try to make an olive burger sauce, and make my own olive burgers.
I was wondering if anyone had any ideas on how to make an awesome olive burger sauce?
On a side note, there are still a few restaurants around here that offer olive burgers but all they realy do is stick some mayo and sprinkle some olives and call it good. These don't even compare to what Hot-n-Now had.

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Old 08-23-2005, 11:04 AM   #2
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I found a couple of recipes for you...perhaps one of them will be what you are looking for.

Hamburgers with Spanish Olive Relish:

2 Tbls.olive oil
1 c.coarsely chopped onion
1 c.diced green pepper
1 small clove garlic,crushed
1/2 tsp.paprika
1/2 c.sliced stuffed olives
1/2 tsp.basil leaves
1 lb.ground chuck
1 tsp.salt
1/8 tsp.pepper

Heat the oil in a large skillet.Add the onion,green pepper,garlic & paprika,saute over medium high heat till green pepper is tender.
Stir in the olives & basil leaves,remove from skillet & keep warm.
Mix the ground chuck with salt & pepper,shape into 6 patties.Fry patties in same skillet till browned.
Spoon the olive mixture on hamburgers & heat through. Serve on hamburger buns or hard rolls,if desired.

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All American Olive Burgers

1 (4.25 oz.) can Lindsay chopped ripe olives
1-1/4 pounds lean ground beef or turkey
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
3 tablespoons seasoned dry breadcrumbs
3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
1/4 cup diced tomato or avocado
4 hamburger buns, split, lightly toasted


Set aside 2 tablespoons of the chopped olives. Combine remaining olives, meat, onion, breadcrumbs and garlic salt. Mix well; shape to form four one inch thick patties. Grill or pan grill over medium heat 5 minutes per side or until no longer pink in center. Combine remaining olives, mayonnaise and tomato; spread over burgers. Serve in buns. Makes 4
servings.
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Old 08-23-2005, 04:23 PM   #3
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That sounds really good. I love anything with olives. I had a really good burger in Riverside, CA several years ago that had a lot of green olives in it. It was great.

Constance--those recipes sound good too!

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Old 07-19-2012, 05:45 PM   #4
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Olive Burger Sauce

I see your post is quite old....but as I was looking for a similar recipe I found this one which I tried and believe its actually better than Hot N Now, which I remember very well. I have been an Olive Burger fan forever and can only seem to find them when I am back in Michigan so I had to track down my own.

Busy Mom Recipes: Olive Burgers
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Old 07-20-2012, 07:06 AM   #5
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Black Olive Tapenade Could Work

Interesting, a Mediterranean Burger ... I believe a tapenade could possibly work as a filling with the ground beef. See my recipe and photo posted in Vegetables or Ethnic Section.

Views on filling it with tapenade ?

Have nice wkend,
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