Hosting a barbecue? Then you'll want to whip up these unforgettable beef burgers stuffed with mozzarella cheese and topped with pesto and fresh sliced tomatoes. It's heaven on a roll. Keep reading for this caprese stuffed burgers recipe, just in time for the Fourth!
Ultimate Caprese Stuffed Burgers
The ultimate burger recipe you'll want to fire your grill up for this summer.
- ground beef: 1 pound
- fresh mozzarella: 2 slices (about ¼-½ inch thick)
- salt and pepper: to taste
- hamburger buns: 4
- basil pesto: 4 heaping teaspoons
- tomato: sliced
Step 1: Heat the grill to its medium setting or prepare charcoal for grilling. Meanwhile, divide the ground beef into four pieces (4 oz each). Shape each one into a flat patty.
Step 2: Cut the fresh mozzarella slices in half. Place one half on top of each patty. Fold the ground beef up and around the mozzarella, pressing to seal.
Step 3: Grill the burgers, flipping once, to desired doneness. Transfer the burgers to the buns and top each with a heaping teaspoon of pesto and sliced tomatoes. Enjoy immediately.
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