Grilled Italian Style Burgers

Grilled Italian Style Burgers



  • 1 pound of ground beef

  • 1/2 pound of hot or mild Italian sausage removed from casing.

  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped

  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

  • 1/2 cup of seasoned bread crumbs

  • ¼ cup of freshly grated Romano cheese

  • 1/4 cup of fresh parsley, chopped

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tsp of liquid smoke

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp of fresh ground pepper



  • 6 slices of provolone cheese

  • 1 small red onion, sliced thin

  • 1 beefsteak tomato, sliced thin

  • 1 jar of roasted red peppers

  • 10 fresh basil leaves

  • 8 small loaves of foccacia bread sliced in half




  • Mix all the burger ingredients in a medium sized bowl.

  • Shape into burger shaped patties.

  • Place directly on grill for 10 minutes.

  • Turn once and grill the other side for 10 more minutes.

  • Top with provolone cheese until melted, about 1 minute.

  • Remove burgers and toast the foccacia face side down for I minute or you can use regular hamburger buns.

  • Top with sliced onion, tomato, roasted red peppers and fresh basil leaves.


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