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Pinte’s Al Capone Burger

The Pinte in Andermatt has taken the classic burger to a new level. The Al Capone Burger and we have taken it apart for you and created a recipe for you to recreate.


For the burger patties:

  • 500 g minced beef
  • 70g Helvetic Barbeque Salt-n-Pepper spice mix
  • Wholemeal burger buns

For the caprese salad topping:

  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • Mozzarella balls
  • Fresh rocket
  • Olive oil
  • Balsamic glaze

For the pesto sauce:

  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup roasted pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  1. Prepare the burger patties: Mix the minced beef with the Helvetic Barbeque Salt-n-Pepper seasoning mix.
  2. Prepare the smoker: Preheat your smoker to a temperature of 150-160 degrees Celsius and add charcoal or wood chips for the smoky flavor.
  3. Grill the burgers: Place the burger patties on the grid of the smoker and grill them for about 20-25 minutes until they reach the desired doneness.
  4. While the burgers are grilling, prepare the caprese salad topping: Layer the tomatoes, mozzarella balls and fresh rocket alternately on a plate. Drizzle everything generously with olive oil and balsamic glaze.
  5. Prepare the pesto sauce: Blend the basil, garlic, toasted pine nuts, grated Parmesan cheese and olive oil in a blender or food processor until you have a smooth sauce.
  6. Assemble the burgers: Cut open the burger buns, place a burger patty on each and spread the pesto sauce generously. Top with the prepared Caprese salad topping.

Now your Al Capone burger is ready to be eaten. This dish will not only tantalize your taste buds, but will also impress your guests. Enjoy the combination of spicy beef, refreshing salad and aromatic pesto sauce in every bite.

Pro tip: Visit the pub in Andermatt and order the original Al Capone and let yourself be inspired!

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