- 1 1/4 pounds ground chuck (85 percent lean or less)
- kosher salt and black pepper
- 4 hamburger buns
- 1 medium tomato, sliced
- 1/4 cup store-bought olive tapenade
- Heat grill to medium-high. Form the beef into four ½-inch-thick patties and season with ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper.
- Grill the patties (do not press or flatten), 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium-rare.
- Place the burgers on the buns and top with the tomato and tapenade.