Caprese Burger
 
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A juicy moist burger topped with mozzarella cheese fresh basil and balsamic glaze.
Serves: 4 Burgers
Ingredients
  • 1 lbs lean ground beef (96/4)
  • ½ tsp basil, dried
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 2 oz mozzarella cheese, sliced into 4 slices
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 12 basil leaves
  • 3 tsp. balsamic glaze
  • 4 hamburger buns (I used Sara Lee 120 calories each)
Instructions
  1. Preheat grill on medium heat
  2. In a bowl, add ground beef, dried basil, black pepper,and salt. Mix together until combined.
  3. Divide the ground beef mixture into 4 equal pieces (4 oz each)and form into a loose patty. Don't pack it tight. Place a thumb print on the top of the meat. Place on grill and cook for 5 minutes on one side, flip and top with cheese. Cook until cheese is melted. Let the burgers rest for 5 minutes.
  4. Place 3 basil leaves each onto the bottom of each bun, add burger on top of leaves, and top the burger with a slice of tomato. Add drizzle of balsamic glaze.
Notes
Calories per burger including the bun: 300, Fat: 8.6, Cholesterol: 65, Sodium: 314, Potassium: 51, Carbs: 23, Fiber: 2.3, Sugar: 3, Protein: 31.2
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Burger
Recipe by PB + P Design at https://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2013/06/26/caprese-burger/