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Italian Style Burger Recipe

Italian Style Burger

Rating 4-5 out of 5 - Most cooks definitely will make this recipe again
Graham

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Italian Style Burgers make a great alternative to a standard beefburger. The addition of a little Pecorino Romano to the burger mix and then the melted Provolone cheese on top really does make it feel like Tuscany on a sunny afternoon

      Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

      Cooking Time: 10 Minutes

Ingredients for Italian Style Burger

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to serve 4:
FOR THE TUSCAN BURGERS
1 lb
lean minced beef (ground beef)
¼
red onion
10 - 12
fresh flat parsley leaves
1½ level tablespoons
Pecorino Romano
1
egg
 
salt and pepper
FOR THE TOPPINGS
4 slices
Provolone cheese
2
lettuce leaves
1
ripe avocado
1
tomato
4
burger buns

PLEASE NOTE: This recipe calls for the GRILLING or BROILING of food. In most countries of the world, the term "grilling" refers to heat coming from above the food source. Significantly, in North America, it signifies heat from below the food (such as barbecuing). In the United States and Canada, when the heat source for grilling comes from above, grilling is termed broiling, and the pan that holds the food is usually called a broiler pan.


 

How to Cook Italian Style Burger

  1. In preparation, peel and finely chop ¼ red onion, finely chop the parsley leaves, grate the Pecorino and separate the egg yolk from the egg white. Halve the avocado then pit it, peel it and slice it. Thinly slice the tomato.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the ground beef, chopped onion and parsley, grated Pecorino, and the egg yolk. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper, mix well until all the ingredients are evenly distributed then divide the mixture in four equal parts, Dust your hands with a little flour and shape your burgers.
  3. Preheat the barbeque or the oven grill to a medium-high heat and grill the burgers for 3-4 minutes on each side for medium-rare (4-5 minutes each side for medium-well). Add the provolone cheese slices on top of the burgers for the final minute of grilling so that they melt a little.
  4. Place the burgers on a plate to rest for 3-4 minutes. Meanwhile, lightly toast the burger buns. Serve the burgers on top of a bed of lettuce and tomato and add the avocado slices on top.

 
Graham GRAHAM'S HOT TIP:
If you are using an instant read thermometer to gauge the cooking, it should read 73°C in the centre of the burger for medium.
 
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Reviews of Italian Style Burger

Rating 5 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again July 29 2014
Best burger I have ever eaten!! This was absolutely the BEST hamburger I have ever tasted. It has become my go to summer recipe. The first time you make it, it will seem like a lot of steps but it is not hard and SOOOO worth it! My son-in-law added a fried egg and said it was the best burger he'd eaten.
(4 reviews)
 
Rating 4 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again August 16 2013
Couldn't find Pecorino Romano so used Parmigiano-Reggiano (Parmesan) instead. It still tasted darn good and I think this burger is likely to end up on the regular list once the kids get a taste!
(19 reviews)
 

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