June 2021 Honorable Mention - Mediterranean Burger

June is one of the most meaningful months in the life of a chef and especially here at the Bella Sun Luci villa. It's the official beginning of the grilling season, our recipe contest deadline draws ever nearer, and we showcase the final honorable mention recipe from the 9th Annual Recipe Contest!

Please submit your recipe at www.bellasunluci.com by July 1st, and get grilling! This month's winner of a deluxe gift box full of Bella Sun Luci products is home chef Miguel Vergara. Chef Miguel has entered a creative burger with sun dried tomatoes both in the patty and in the aioli that goes on the bun, an innovative twist on the special sauce. Bravo chef Miguel! Cooking this recipe was so much fun! We substituted brie and caramelized onion to introduce more Mediterranean flavor to the dish. As you are the Chef of your own meals, do not hesitate to be creative and add your own twists to each meal. The beautiful thing about this recipe is you can be creative with the type of bun, cheese, toppings and other add-ons you enjoy! Always make sure to entertain Bella Sun Luci by adding sun dried tomatoes for added boldness, texture, color, added antioxidants and authentic Italian flavors!

Get in your kitchen and begin creating, and maybe you'll win our contest's $2,500 grand prize!

Cucina bene e mangia bene, con famiglia, amici e amore...Cook well and eat well, with family, friends and love!

Watch Chef Riche Prepare this dish!

Chef Richie

About Chef Richie

As corporate chef for Bella Sun Luci, Richard "Chef Richie" Hirshen, whose culinary career spans more than 30 years, plays an instrumental role in product development, recipe creation, and cooking demonstrations.

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