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Argentinian Chimichurri Butter Burger | Kita Roberts GirlCarnivore.com

Argentinian Chimichurri Butter Burger

This is a simple burger recipe that is packed with flavor as a compound butter takes the addition of fat and fresh herbs to coat the beef with rich layers that will absolutely impress your tastebuds.
Course burger, Main Course
Cuisine Argentinian, barbeque, Latin
Prep Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 720kcal


For the Chimichurri

  • 1 bunch Parsley
  • ¼ habanero minced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ red onion chopped
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt

For the Chimichurri Butter

For the Burgers

  • 1 lbs ground beef
  • salt and pepper
  • Red Onion
  • Green Leaf Lettuce
  • Buns


Make the Chimichurri Sauce

  • In a blender, pulse the chimichurri ingredients until everything is finely minced and combined.
  • Stream in the oil and red wine vinegar.
  • Set aside.

Make the Butter

  • Mash the softened butter with a fork or a blender.
  • Mix in 2 to 3 tablespoons of the chimichurri.
  • Spoon butter onto wax paper and roll up, using your fingers to shape the butter into a log if desired.
  • Place in fridge to set for 2 to 3 hours.

Make the Burgers

  • Prep your charcoal and get the grill set and ready to go.
  • Mix the ground beef with the salt and pepper in a large bowl. Form 8 thin patties.
  • Arrange a dollop of chimichurri butter in the center of 4 of the patties.
  • Press the other 4 patties on top and seal.
  • Grill the burgers to your desired doneness, the butter will be oozing out.
  • Place onto buns dressed with lettuce and red onion.
  • Slice a bit more chimichurri butter and allow to melt down and over the burgers. Serve quickly and enjoy.


The chimichurri butter can be made 2 to 3 days ahead and stored in wax paper wrapped tightly in plastic wrap in the refrigerator. 
Use any leftover butter on steaks, toast, or even melted over hot pasta.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 720kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 70g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 889mg | Potassium: 395mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1884IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 3mg