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Basil and Mozzarella Burgers

Fresh basil really takes hold in these delicious burgers

Burgers are one of my favorite foods to eat all year round. I can almost always go for a good burger. This is a great gourmet burger that can easily be made at home packed full of delicious flavors.  I first found this recipe in my taste of home cookbook but you can also find it online

Oven

If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $25.66 as of September 2022.

  • If you have a stocked pantry this recipe will cost about $20.68.

I am assuming you have salt and pepper and do not add it into the recipe total cost.

Recipe serves: 6

Serving size: 1 burger

Equipment needed: Grill or grill pan

Total time: 30 minutes

Equipment

Let's grocery shop!

I am assuming you have salt and pepper. It is not included in pantry and spices. There will be a savings of about $4.98 for a stocked pantry. 

Pantry & Spices

Total: $4.98 as of September 2022

  • mayo $2.98
  • Italian seasoning $1.00
  • worcestershire sauce $1.00

Grocery

Total: $20.68 as of September 2022

  • 1 package of hamburger buns $2.50
  • 2 pounds ground beef $11.14
  • tomatoes not packed in oil $2.52
  • fresh basil $1.98
  • 1 garlic bulb $0.54
  • 8 oz mozzarella cheese $2.00

Tip from Me

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

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  1. Grill each patty for about 5 minutes per side depending on how you like your burger cooked. 
  2. Serve burgers with buns and mayo. Enjoy!

This recipe can also be found in Extreme Menu 3 – Family of 4

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

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