Bruschetta Beef Burger

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A fresh bruschetta topping enlivens our lean burger. Use PC Burger First Thin Burger Buns - Multi-Grain if you prefer.

Tags: Intermediate, 30 mins, Entrées, Beef, Rice & Grains, Cheese, Vegetables, BBQ, Grilling, Summer Insider's Report 2012, Start Some Sizzle
Serves: 4
Skill level: Intermediate
Prep time: 10  minutes
Cooking time: 12  minutes
Total: 22  minutes

Additional Information

Ingredients

2 plum tomatoes, finely diced
1/2 sweet yellow pepper, finely diced
1 green onion, sliced
2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh basil
1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt & freshly ground black pepper
4 PC Blue Menu Thick & Juicy Lean Beef Burgers
1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded PC Organics Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese
4 PC Thins whole grain round white buns

Instructions

  1.  Preheat barbecue to medium heat.
  2. In bowl, stir together tomatoes, peppers, onions, basil, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  3. Place frozen burgers on grill; cook uncovered for 6 minutes. Turn burgers; cook uncovered for 3 minutes. Leave grill on. Using 1/4 cup (50 mL) measure, pack together 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the tomato mixture and turn out onto a burger; repeat with remaining tomato mixture and burgers. Top each with 2 tbsp (25 mL) shredded cheese. Close barbecue lid; cook another 3 minutes. Meanwhile, lightly toast burger buns.
  4. Serve each burger on a bun.

 

Chef's Tips

For a low-carb option, omit buns. Serve burgers with a green salad.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving
Calories 450 Cal
Fat 16 g
Sodium 1070 mg
Carbohydrate 41 g
Fibre 4 g
Protein 36 g
Source of fibre

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