You can’t have too many burger recipes! Try a Tassel Ridge Greek Feta Burger.

Tassel Ridge Iowa 2015 Silky St. Croix is a semi-sweet red that will complement both the meat and the feta in this burger and the yogurt-based sauce on top.

Tassel Ridge® Greek Feta Burger


  • 6 oz nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup unpeeled, coarsely grated cucumber
  • ½ clove garlic, crushed to a paste
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 lb 95%-lean, ground beef
  • 1 cup finely diced zucchini
  • ½ cup crumbled feta
  • cup finely diced red onion
  • ½ tsp dried marjoram
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 1 7-oz jar jar roasted red peppers, drained
  • 4 sourdough rolls, split
  • shredded romaine
  • sliced cucumber


  1. Combine yogurt, cucumber, garlic, and lemon juice in bowl. Set aside. Mix beef, zucchini, feta, onion, marjoram, salt, and pepper in another bowl. Shape into four ¾-inch thick burgers. Coat grill pan or grill rack with cooking spray. Grill burgers over medium-high heat, about 5 minutes. Flip and grill 5 more minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 160°F. Divide roasted peppers evenly among bottom halves of rolls. Top with 1 burger, ¼ yogurt sauce, romaine, cucumber, and top half of roll. Serves 4.

Recipe Notes

Wine Recommendation—Tassel Ridge 2015 Iowa Silky St. Croix

2015 Iowa Silky St. Croix is a semi-sweet red with cassis, black cherry, and mango on the nose; soft black cherry on the palate; and a long, fruity finish. Made entirely from St. Croix grapes grown in our Iowa vineyards, 2015 Iowa Silky St. Croix pairs well with seasoned grilled beef, Mexican dishes, or spicy Asian stir-fry. Served chilled.