Oh boy, one bite of this Caprese Burger will tantalize your taste buds! Fresh ingredients top this grilled burger!
Cheezeborger cheezeborger, no coke, Pepsi! Today's June 12th so that means your #12 bloggers are coming to you with this month's recipe selection of BURGERS!
Oh my gosh, you are going to flip (as in a burger on a grill) when you see what the gals have cooked up for you this month! And just in time for summer, you'll find a variety of burgers to please every palate!
I was really excited to create a new burger for us and as you may have noticed recently, I love anything caprese so it was a no brainer for me to try my hand at a burger. And not to brag (ok, maybe a little, these were fantastic). The DIY Guy loved them.
Oh and here is a fun fact about me - almost every Friday I have a cheeseburger, fries and diet coke for lunch.... it is my favorite meal!
- 1 lb ground beef (I used 85/15)
- 2 tablespoons pesto (store bought is fine)
- Tomatoes; cut into ¼″ slices
- Fresh Mozzarella; cut into ¼″ slices
- Fresh Basil leaves
- 3 Ciabatta Buns
- Balsamic Glaze (I got mine at Trader Joe’s)
- Mix the pesto with ground beef and season with salt/pepper as desired
- Shape the pesto with ground beef and season with salt/pepper as desired
- Cook burgers your favorite method (we used our gas grill)
- Cut buns in half and brush with some olive oil
- Toast on grill until light brown on cut side
- When burgers are done (about 5 minutes on each side for medium), place on bottom half of bun, top with mozzarella cheese, tomato, a few basil leaves and drizzle with glaze ending with bun top
- Serve immediately
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 529Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 104mgSodium: 600mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 2gSugar: 6gProtein: 37g
Nutritional information provided is computer-generated and only an estimate. You may want to do your own research with the ingredients listed if you have concerns about health or specific diets.
Now onto what the other gals have come up with. Hope you find one to your liking!
You might want to follow along with my I Heart Burger Board