Red Gold Summer Grilling Giveaway and Spicy Tomato Burger

During the summertime, we love making burgers and grilling.  When Red Gold Tomatoes sent me a gift pack with burger recipes, a variety pack of tomatoes including new flavors, spicy ketchup, and an apron, and asked me to try out their recipes, I was all about it.  We love adding different ingredients and seasonings to our burgers, so adding seasoned tomatoes made perfect sense.  It’s also a great way to add more veggies to a meal.  Read below to find out how you can win your own prize pack!
I decided to make the Spicy Tomato Burger recipe first because I already had ground beef in the fridge.  I honestly didn’t expect much from the recipe because it’s so simple, but I was impressed with how much flavor the tomatoes added.  I made these on a cast iron grill pan because it was raining outside, but they turned out great.  The burgers were juicier and more tender than usual with the addition of the tomatoes.
spicy burgers
Spicy Tomato Burger
makes 4-5 burgers
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 14.5 oz can of Red Gold Tomato w/Green Chilies, drained
  • Salt and Pepper
  • a sprinkle of smoked paprika
  • Option: Pepper Jack Cheese (I used Cheddar on top)

Combine beef & tomatoes. Form into patties. Season. Add cheese to center of each patty for an added kick. Grill.As desired, serve on toasted bun. use Jalapeño Ketchup or Chipotle Mayo.

I served these with spicy curly fries.  Lo had his on a bun, but I ate mine on a bed of spinach since I’m gluten-free.

spicy burger plate
The next time I buy ground chicken, we’ll be making this recipe:
Caribbean Chicken Burger
  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 1 14.5 oz can of Red Gold Lime Juice & Cilantro
  • Salt & Pepper
Combine ground chicken and Red Gold tomatoes (drained). Form into patties. Season. Grill. As desired, served on Toasted bun or lettuce. Layer guacamole or avocado or roasted pineapple slice. Top with a mango chutney or fruit salsa.
Red Gold Tomatoes, a 70-year old, family-owned, midwestern company, is hosting a sweepstakes to celebrate the last part of summer and grilling and to give away a popular Green Egg Ceramic Grill & Smoker, as well 1,000 aprons each week for five weeks leading put to the grand-prize drawing.  Enter the sweepstakes on Red Gold’s Facebook page by Aug. 30, 2013.

 

GIVEAWAY!

Red Gold Tomatoes wants to give one reader a summer grilling gift pack con­tain­ing samples of toma­toes, recipes & an apron.  The win­ner will be selected on Thursday, August 22, 2013 and notified by email.  Enter using Rafflecopter below.  You must leave first a blog post comment to enter! red gold

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Dis­claimer: In exchange for host­ing this give­away I was given sam­ples from Red Gold Toma­toes, as well as an apron and recipes, as well as a set of the same to give away.. All opin­ions above are my own.

 

 

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