Appetite For Instruction: Farmer's Market Burger With Grilled Onion Relish

Recipe demonstrated by Amy Green, 2nd place in Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Contest

Football season is in full swing. With football season comes game day food, and what's the best game day food? Burgers...and of course, hot dogs and chips. But let's focus on meat patties today.

Amy Green recently returned back to Dallas after a long weekend in Napa Valley with $500 extra in her pocket . It was all work, though. She was there to win the alternative (non-beef) burger competition for the Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Contest. She came this close to her goal, taking first-runner up with her healthy spin on one of our favorite guilty pleasures, the Farmer's Market Burger.

The former elementary school teacher spent over six months trying to perfect her recipe, and well, it definitely paid off. She likes to think of it as a sentimental recipe, because she had her first date with her now husband at a farmer's market. He was also the one to encourage her to enter into the competition. Even though it is sports season and we tend to eat badly around this time, Amy likes to think that "it is possible to eat well, but still be healthy."

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