Citrus Herb Caprese Burgers Recipe

The delicious flavors of a caprese salad are captured in these juicy burgers.
  • Ready in: 35 minutes
  • Prep time: 23 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 12 minutes
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  • Servings: Makes 6 servings.

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  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 1½ tablespoons Avocado Oil
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • ½ pound ground mild italian sausage
  • 1 (8 ounce) package fresh mozzarella ball, cut into 6 slices
  • 1 large tomato, cut into 6 slices
  • Fresh basil leaves, optinal

cooking methods

  • Grill


  1. In large bowl, combine first 3 ingredients; set aside for 5 minutes.
  2. Add beef and Italian sausage to bowl; mix to combine. Form into 6 patties.
  3. Prepare grill to medium heat. Place patties on grill. Grill, turning once, until internal temperature reaches 165°F on an instant-read food thermometer, about 10-12 minutes.
  4. Top burgers with a slice of mozzarella; grill until cheese is melted. Top with a tomato slice. Salt and pepper as desired. Garnish with basil leaves, if desired.

Makes 6 servings.

Serve burger on top of spinach leaves with Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar of Modena or your favorite salad dressing.

Make Ahead & Freeze: Prepare through step 2. Place patties in a gallon freezer bag between sheets of wax paper. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Continue with step 3.

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