Grilled Italian Burgers Recipe

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Grilled Italian Burgers Recipe
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Grilled Italian Burgers Recipe

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When all I had available was ground beef and I was tired of plain-old hamburgers, I invented these. A good dose of Italian seasonings and mozzarella makes them unique. They're great with homemade French fries for a quick meal. —Rebekah Beyer, Sabetha, Kansas
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • Marinara or spaghetti sauce, warmed

Directions

In a large bowl, combine 1/2 cup cheese and seasonings. Add beef; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 1/2-in.-thick patties.
Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; grill, covered, 1-2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve with marinara sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Italian Burgers in Simple & Delicious June/July 2013, p14

Nutritional Facts

1 burger (calculated without marinara sauce): 279 calories, 18g fat (8g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 282mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 27g protein.

  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • Marinara or spaghetti sauce, warmed
  1. In a large bowl, combine 1/2 cup cheese and seasonings. Add beef; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 1/2-in.-thick patties.
  2. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; grill, covered, 1-2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve with marinara sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Italian Burgers in Simple & Delicious June/July 2013, p14

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hskinner76 User ID: 540241 192824
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2013

"a nice alternative to regular burgers! I used Borden's new ital cheese slices instead of topping it with shredded cheese (too messy)"

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