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Provolone Burgers Recipe
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Provolone Burgers Recipe

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Grilled hamburgers that are seasoned with garlic, onion and herbs and topped with melted cheese are a summertime staple for us. A nice change of pace from the usual American or cheddar, mild provolone cheese is great on these beef patties. -Cheryl Maczko Arthurdale, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 pounds ground beef
  • 8 slices provolone cheese
  • 8 sandwich rolls, split
  • Lettuce leaves


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into eight patties.
  2. Grill, covered, over medium-hot heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reaches 160°.
  3. Top each patty with a cheese slice; grill 1 minute longer or until cheese is melted. Grill rolls cut side down for 1-2 minutes or until toasted. Top each with a burger and lettuce. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Provolone Burgers in Taste of Home August/September 2004, p34

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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Reviewed May. 21, 2013

"Good but not great."

Reviewed Mar. 12, 2013

"One of the best burgers I've had in a long time!"

Reviewed May. 1, 2012

"Enjoyed these burgers -- it's nice to have something a little different."

Reviewed Apr. 19, 2011

"Delicious! Could cut the recipe in half and still have had plenty, but very good."

Reviewed Jun. 12, 2010

"Our family really liked these burgers"

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