A fresh Italian flavored caprese burger with mozarella, tomato and basil.
- 4 Hamburger Buns
- 1 lb Ground Beef 80% lean / 20% fat
- 1 Tomato
- 1 ball Mozzarella fresh - usually in with fancier cheeses
- 1 bunch Basil Leaves
- Olive Oil
Slice tomato, mozzarella, and basil leaves
Flatten meat into patties that are about 1/2 inch larger than the buns. Flavor with salt & pepper.
Cook burger on grill or in cast iron pan with oil.
Flip burger after seeing moisture build on top.
Add mozzarella to melt & optionally toast buns on grill. Cook burger to 140 for medium, 150 for medium-well.
Place burger on bun topped with tomato slice & basil. Add a drizzle of olive oil and some salt & pepper. Enjoy!