Print Options

 
 
 
 Print
Easy Italian Hamburgers Recipe

Easy Italian Hamburgers Recipe

For a super supper, try these well-seasoned burgers that take minutes to prepare but leave the impression that I've spent time cooking," says Ronda Lawson of Dublin, California.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Hot cooked spaghetti, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble beef and sprinkle 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese over mixture; mix well. Shape into two patties.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook patties for 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Combine the tomato sauce and Italian seasoning; pour over patties. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Serve patties and sauce over spaghetti if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without spaghetti) equals 201 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 828 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 19 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.