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2011-08-04Caprese Burger: Fresh Mozzarella Medallions, Shallot, Butter, Brown Sugar, Balsamic Vinegar, Ground Black Angus Beef (80/20 mix), Salt and Pepper, Fresh Basil Leaves, Hamburger Buns, Red Tomato
Caprese Burger featuring Galbani® Fresh Mozzarella Medallions

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Galbani® Fresh Mozzarella Medallions
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Caprese Burger

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Ingredients

  • 7 oz. Galbani® Fresh Mozzarella Medallions
  • 3 Shallot, sliced
  • 2 tbs Butter
  • 1 tbs Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbs Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 1/2 lb. Ground Black Angus Beef (80/20 mix)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 3 tbs Fresh Basil Leaves, chopped
  • 4 Hamburger Buns, toasted
  • 1 large Red Tomato, sliced

Directions

  1. Sauté the shallots with the butter until golden brown. Add the sugar and balsamic vinegar, puree and cool.
  2. Season the meat with salt and pepper, and add the basil and caramelized shallots. Form into even 6 oz. portions and chill.
  3. 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.

Tips

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


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