This delicious recipe for Applewood BBQ Burgers pairs perfectly with Family Ranch Aged on Bourbon Oak Red Wine.




  • 1 Pound(s) Lean ground beef
  • 2 Tablespoon(s) McCormick® Grill Mates® Applewood Rub
  • 1 Medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 Small red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 4 Hamburger rolls
  • 1/4 Cup(s) Barbecue sauce


1. Mix ground beef and Rub until well blended. Shape into 4 patties.

2. Grill over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes per side or until burgers are cooked through (internal temperature of 160ºF). Grill onion and bell pepper in grill basket or grill rack 3 to 4 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, stirring frequently.

3. Serve burgers on rolls topped with grilled onions, bell peppers and barbecue sauce.

*Recipe and Photo Courtesy of McCormick & Company, Inc.