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Basil and Mozzarella Burgers

Basil and Mozzarella Burgers are probably one of the best tasting burgers I have ever had. The sun-dried tomato mayo really elevates the taste!

Basil and Mozzarella Burger is a great gourmet burger that can easily be made at home. It is packed full of delicious flavors. Be sure to take the time to make the sun-dried tomato mayo!  If you have extra mayo it is great on a sandwich or in a wrap. 

I personally prefer a charcoal grill because it adds a smokey flavor to the burger. If I can’t use a grill then I will use my indoor grill pan. I find cooking very enjoyable. If you find a recipe that you mostly like the ingredients, use the flavors you like and remove the ones you don’t like. Add other ingredients to amp up the flavor. Never be afraid to make it your own!

Burgers are one of my favorite foods to eat year round. I can almost always go for a good burger. I found this recipe in my Taste of Home Healthy Cooking 2012 Annual Recopies Cookbook. 


Recipe serves: 6

Serving size: 1 burger

Total time: 30 minutes

Let's grocery shop!

I am assuming you have salt and pepper. It is not included in pantry and spices. 

Pantry & Spices

  • mayo
  • Italian seasoning
  • worcestershire sauce


  • 1 package of hamburger buns
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • tomatoes not packed in oil
  • fresh basil
  • 1 garlic bulb
  • 8 oz mozzarella cheese

Tip from Me

You can freeze the extra 1/2 pound of ground beef and use it in the following recipes: 

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  1. Complete the prep from the prep tab above.
  2. Grill each patty for about 5 minutes per side depending on how done you like your burger. 
  3. Serve burgers with buns and mayo. Enjoy!

This recipe can also be found in Weekly Dinners for 4 under $70 – Menu 3

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