Italian Burgers

  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian herb seasoning (or pizza seasoning OR 1/2 teaspoon, each, dried oregano and dried basil)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6 large tomato slices
  • 6 slices mozzarella cheese
  1. Combine the ground beef, Parmesan cheese, chili sauce, onion, herb seasoning, salt, pepper and garlic powder, mixing well. Shape mixture into 6 patties about 4 inches in diameter.
  2. Grill patties about 4 inches from coals or heating element 5 to 7 minutes. Turn patties. Place a tomato slice on each patty. Grill an additional 5 to 7 minutes for medium or until desired doneness, topping each patty with a slice of mozzarella during the last minute of grilling.
  3. Serve on grilled hamburger buns.
  4. Makes 6 burgers.


Ready in: 27 Min

Recipe editor Patricia Mitchell