Italian Beef Burger

Prep Time: 10 Min  |  Cook Time: 30 Min  |  Servings: 4
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Italian Beef Burger
Prep Time
10 Min
Cook Time
30 Min

From Italian seasoning in the beef to giardiniera pepper mix and Sargento® Mozzarella and Ciabatta buns, these burgers are filled with tantalizing Italian-inspired flavor. Grilled yellow pepper and red onion, crisp lettuce and ripe tomatoes complete this masterpiece of a burger.

  • 1-1/2 lbs. Lean ground beef
  • 2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 2 tsp. Minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Course ground black pepper
  • 1 ea. Yellow pepper, cut into rings
  • 1 medium Red onion, sliced
  • 4 leaves Green leaf lettuce, washed
  • 8 slices Tomato
  • 8 slices Sargento® Mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup Giardiniera pepper mix, drained and chopped
  • 4 ea. Ciabatta buns, split and toasted
  1. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, and next 4 ingredients. Mix with hands until well blended. Form mixture into 4 even patties about 6 oz. each. Cover and set aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Grill peppers and onions over direct heat for 5-7 minutes or until charred and crisp tender. Set aside.
  3. Grill burgers for 4-5 minutes per side or until cooked to desired doneness.
  4. Place 2 cheese slices on each burger the last minute of cooking. Remove burgers from grill and let rest for 5-10 minutes.
  5. BURGER ASSEMBLY: Spoon 2 tablespoons of giardiniera pepper mix onto bottom buns. Top lettuce with tomato slices, grilled peppers and onions. Place cheese burgers over onions. Place bun top and serve.

Serving Size


*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 32.00g 49%
Sat. Fat 13.00g 65%
Mono Unsat. Fat 9.00g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.00g
Cholesterol 150mg 50%
Sodium 950mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 16%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 4g
Protein 51g
Vitamin A 146RE
Vitamin C 94mg 160%
Calcium 295mg 30%
Iron 4mg 25%