Caprese Burger

Ingredients

  • 7 oz. Galbani® Fresh Mozzarella Medallions
  • 3 shallots, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 lb. ground black angus beef (80/20 mix)
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 4 hamburger buns, toasted
  • 1 large red tomato, sliced
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  • Sauté the shallots with the butter until golden brown. Add the sugar and balsamic vinegar, puree and cool.
  • Season the meat with salt and pepper, and add the basil and caramelized shallot puree. Form into even 6 oz. portions and chill.
  • Grill or cook the burgers on a griddle to medium and top with the fresh mozzarella. Transfer the burgers to the buns, add tomato slices, and serve.

Caprese Burger Tips:

  • These burgers can be created into sliders by reducing the portion size to 2 oz.; a great idea for your next cocktail party