Add flavor to burgers with Red Gold

Jorge Cardenas, Brand Manager, Red Gold  says that summer time is grilling time and tomato season. But save your tomatoes for salads and use canned tomatoes in your burger! Why Red Gold Canned tomatoes in a burger?

  1. FLAVOR – adding flavor petite diced can help bring any plain burger to life. Add diced w/ green chilies for spice or chipotle for that smoky taste. Or try Basil Garlic and Oregano for a more Italian flavor.
  2. NUTRITION – Red Gold tomatoes are a good source of Vitamin A & C and it has lycopene. Plus its gluten free.
  3. JUICINESS – the leaner your meat, the dryer it gets when it grills. Adding canned tomatoes help keep your burgers juicy.
  • Red Gold has come up with a menu of Tomato Burger based recipes, including one for beef, ground turkey, ground chicken, tuna burger and 2 vegetarian options using Portobello mushroom caps.
  • For recipe ideas, visit:
Cook Time:

1 pound lean ground beef
1 (14.5 ounce) can Red Gold® Petite Diced Tomatoes With Green Chilies, drained very well or 1 (14.5 ounce) can Red Gold® Petite Diced Tomatoes W/Lime Juice & Cilantro, drained very well
 Salt and black pepper to tasteCombine the ground beef and RED GOLD® PETITE DICED TOMATOES WITH GREEN CHILIES in a bowl.  Form into patties and season with salt and black pepper.Place on grill and cook to desired temperature.

Option: For an added kick put a slice of pepper jack cheese into the center of each patty. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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