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Rosemary Sage Burgers


This is a great summer grilling recipe with loads of flavor and the added bonus of essential oils! Rosemary and sage give this burger a delicious flavor that outshines your average hamburger.

[recipe title=”Rosemary Sage Burgers” servings=”4″ time=”30 minutes” difficulty=”Easy”]



  • 1/2 lb. (225 g) lean ground beef
  • 1/2 lb. (225 g) lean ground pork
  • 1 Tbsp. (2 g) chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp. (2 g) chopped fresh sage
  • 1/4 tsp. (1.5 g) salt
  • 2 drops sage essential oil
  • 2 drops rosemary essential oil
  • 4 whole-grain hamburger buns
  • Spinach leaves, tomato, and avocado

Apple Slaw

  • 3 green apples, peeled and grated
  • 1 cup (70 g) thinly chopped purple cabbage
  • 2 tsp. (10 ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. (15 ml) fresh lemon juice
  • 2 drops lemon essential oil
  • 1/4 tsp. (1.5 g) salt

Creamy Spread

  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp. (6 g) chopped fresh chives or green onions
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. Mix together the meat, herbs, salt, and essential oils for the burgers. Form mixture into 4 patties.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the ingredients for the apple slaw, and chill in the fridge.
  4.  In a small bowl, combine ingredients to make the creamy spread.
  5. Grill patties for 4 minutes on each side or until juices run clear.
  6. Toast the buns, and generously slather with creamy spread.
  7. Place hot burger on bun; top with slaw and spinach, tomato, and avocado.


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