Wrap these in a lettuce leaf or serve on top of a salad. Unless burgers are delicious summer fare. For the older crowd make sure to serve the patties with a few leaves of fresh basil!
Course: Main Course
Author: I Heart Naptime Contributor
8ouncesspicy Italian sausagecasings removed
1/2cupchopped roasted red bell peppers
1 (12 ounces)ball fresh mozzarella
Lettuce leavesor salad
Italian or Balsamic vinaigretteoptional
Combine the ground beef, sausage, bell peppers, salt and Parmesan and mix together, being careful not to overmix.
Heat grill to medium-high heat. While grill heats, form mixture into 8 patties, using about 2/3 cup of meat mixture for each. Press to 3/4 to 1 inch thick. Grill, turning once, until just cooked through, about 6 min total.
Slice the mozzarella and serve patties with a slice of mozzarella and sliced tomato wrapped in a lettuce leaf. Add basil leaves if desired. Alternately serve patties over a salad with diced mozzarella and tomatoes, drizzled with vinaigrette.