McItaly Gran Chianina, the taste of a "Bistecca alla Fiorentina" in a burger? | Italia Mia | Scoop.it

McDonald's Italy just introduced a new burger featuring local flavors and ingredients called the McItaly Gran Chianina, so named because the hamburger patty is made from 100% Chianina beef, which comes from the same cattle as is used for Florentine steak (Bistecca alla florentina). Among the ingredients:

  • walnut sauce
  • creamy cheese sauce made with pecorino romano.
  • onion rings
  • lettuce
  • tartaruga ("turtle") roll.

The Gran Chianina is only available for three weeks.
The premium burger clocks in at 535 calories, 44g of carbs, and 27g of protein.