Melty Mozzarella Burger

If you love chicken parmesan, then you’ll love this burger. The burger is topped with melted mozzarella cheese and...
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Melty Mozzarella Burger
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Melty Mozzarella Burger

If you love chicken parmesan, then you’ll love this burger. The burger is topped with melted mozzarella cheese and chunky tomato sauce and served on a toasty bun. 

4
Servings
258
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef, turkey, or chicken
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ Teaspoon fresh chopped thyme leaves
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 4 4 rolls, toasted
  • ½ Cup marinara sauce, warmed

Directions

Combine the ground meat, salt, pepper, garlic, thyme, and red pepper flakes and mix, just until combined. Then, gently form 4 patties.

Grill the patties over medium heat until the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees F, about 5 minutes per side. Then, add one slice of cheese to each patty and grill for one minute more.

Serve the patties on the toasted rolls, topped with warmed marinara sauce.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
19g
27%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Cholesterol
78mg
26%
Protein
20g
43%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Calcium, Ca
8mg
1%
Folate, total
8µg
2%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
19mg
6%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Phosphorus, P
138mg
20%
Selenium, Se
14µg
25%
Sodium, Na
65mg
4%
Water
75g
3%
Zinc, Zn
4mg
50%

Mozzarella Shopping Tip

If a piece of cheese smells strongly of ammonia, don't buy it. This is typically a sign of spoilage.

Mozzarella Cooking Tip

Allow cheese to come to room temperature before serving. This will accentuate the flavors and aromas.