Summer Sausage Burger Patties
1 pound ground pork
½ cup fresh Italian parsley chopped
½ cup grated pecorino romano cheese
1 tsp fennel seeds
1 tsp paprika
1 tblsp fresh ground black pepper
1 tsp sugar
1 tblsp kosher or sea salt
Pre heat grill or grill pan. Mix all ingredients together thoroughly with your hands. Form into 4 ¼ pound patties. Grill about 3 minutes per side and serve on your favorite buns with caramelized red onions.
Caramelized Red Onions
Slice red onion in half then slice into thin strips (julienne). In a small sauce pan over medium heat sauté onions in olive oil with a pinch of brown sugar. Set to low heat and stir every few minutes till onions are soft and caramelized. Can be made ahead of time and stored in fridge for up to a week.