Grilled Gorgonzola-Basil Burgers

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I tasted these burgers in Athens, Georgia. They were so good that I made my own recipe. It combines fresh basil, Gorgonzola cheese, and garlic, and it's easy enough for a quick and simple dinner. Serve them on toasted sourdough or ciabatta buns.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground sirloin, or extra lean beef

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 (4 ounce) container crumbled Gorgonzola cheese

  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves, chopped

  • salt and black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat. Lightly oil grill grate, and place about 4 inches from heat source.

  2. Mix the ground sirloin, garlic, onion powder, Gorgonzola cheese, and basil together in a large bowl until evenly blended. Divide mixture evenly to form four patties.

  3. Cook patties on preheated grill until meat is evenly browned and center is no longer pink, about 5 minutes on each side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

350 Calories
24g Fat
1g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 350
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 11g 56%
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 348mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 165mg 13%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 318mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.