Italian Burger

Italian Burger

1 1/2 lbs. ground beef

1/4 C. minced scallion

1 T. fresh basil or 1 t. dry

1/2 t. oregano

1/4 C. grated parmesan cheese

1 C. dry breadcrumbs divided

2 eggs

salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

oil for the pan

6 slices mozzarella cheese

1 C. tomato sauce

In a mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, scallion, basil, oregano, 1/2 C. breadcrumbs, 1 egg, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Form into 6 patties.

Dip patties into egg and them the remaining bread crumbs and lightly coat them.

Heat a skillet to medium and add the oil. Fry the patties until desired doneness, about 10 minutes. Top with the tomato sauce and the cheese. Cook for 5 more minutes.

Serve on French bread or hamburger buns.


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