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Muffaletta Burger

The Big Easy Muffaletta Burger, inspired by the signature New Orleans sandwich, is loaded with deli meats, cheese and olive spread.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword hamburger, Muffaletta
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 1140 kcal
Author Christie Vanover


  • 2 lbs Certified Angus Beef ® brand ground beef (80% fat/20% lean)
  • 2 tsps dried oregano divided
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup garlic stuffed green olives
  • 3/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers
  • 6 buns
  • 6 slices provolone cheese
  • 6 slices black forest ham
  • 12 slices salami
  • 1 2slices pancetta
  • 12 slices cappacola
  • 6 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup pepperoncinis


  1. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef with 1 teaspoon oregano, salt, garlic powder and pepper. Form into 6 patties a little bit larger than the buns. Chill in the refrigerator while you prepare the olive spread.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar and 1 teaspoon oregano. Using a mini chopper, chop the green olives, kalamata olives and roasted red peppers into about 1/4-inch pieces. Combine the olives and peppers with the oil and vinegar mixture. Set aside.
  3. Heat the grill to high heat. Rub some oil on the grill grates. Place the buns on the grill, cut side down and grill for 30-60 seconds, until toasted. Remove and set aside.

  4. Add the burger patties to the grill, and grill for 6 minutes. Flip. Grill for 4 more minutes. While still on the grill, top each patty with 1 slice of provolone, 1 slice ham, 2 slices salami, 2 slices pancetta, 2 slices cappacola and 1 slice mozzarella cheese. Close the grill, and cook until the cheese is melted.
  5. To assemble, spread the olive mixture on the top and bottom buns. Add a patty to the bottom bun. Top with pepperoncinis. Add the top bun.

Nutrition Facts
Muffaletta Burger
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1140 Calories from Fat 693
% Daily Value*
Fat 77g118%
Saturated Fat 26g163%
Cholesterol 208mg69%
Sodium 3253mg141%
Potassium 886mg25%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 68g136%
Vitamin A 680IU14%
Vitamin C 13.9mg17%
Calcium 423mg42%
Iron 15.9mg88%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.