Bruschetta Burger

Grilled French bread and bruschetta topping for a deliciously fresh burger.

Ingredients

  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 2 tbsp shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 1 tbsp Weber® Gourmet Burger™ Seasoning 
  • 8 slice sourdough bread
  • Extra virgin olive oil (for bread)

Directions

  1. Combine tomato, Parmesan cheese, basil, garlic, vinegar and 1 teaspoon olive oil in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Gently shape ground beef into 4 half¬inch-thick burgers. Season burgers on both sides with 1 tablespoon seasoning.
  3. Grill over direct medium heat (350° to 450°F) with the lid closed as much as possible, until the internal temperature reaches 160°F for medium, 12 to 15 minutes, turning once.
  4. Lightly brush both sides of the sourdough bread with olive oil. Grill for 3 to 4 minutes, turning once, until bread is lightly toasted. Place burgers ?on bread; top with tomato mixture and additional slice of bread.

Tips

Pro Alternative: Grill just four slices of French bread and serve as an open-faced sandwich!