A spin off of the Caprese Salad, this burger is topped with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, basil & arugula, balsamic glaze and a smoked tomato aioli. I think I found true love wrapped around cow meat.
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523 Calories Per Sandwich
Prep: 10 min Cook: 10 min
1 Hamburger Bun – 110 Calories
1/2 Pound 96% Lean Burger – 280 Calories
1 Tbsp Smoked Tomato Aioli – 60 Calories
2 Slices Fresh Mozzarella – 60 Calories
2 Slices Tomato – 8 Calories
Fresh Cracked Ground Pepper
Smoked Tomato Aioli Ingredients:
1 Part Mayonnaise
1 Part Crushed Can Tomatoes
1 Drop of Liquid Smoke
Form your burger patty on parchment paper or wax paper or anything that doesn’t make the burger stick to it. I used about 1/2 pound and the size is completely up to you. Remember to oversize the burger from the bun because it will shrink up when its cooking.
If your burger is about an inch thick, it takes about 2-3 minutes per side to get it medium rare at 350°F. It probably won’t take more than an additional minute for medium well. That’s how small of a window you have to make these burgers cooked the way you want. Unless you like them well done.
In a medium sized bowl, combine arugula, fresh basil and drizzle on some balsamic glaze and mix. This will be used on our burger.
First, layer your burger with 1 Tbsp of the Smoke Tomato Aioli
Then layer with the burger, tomato & mozzarella slices. Season with sea salt and fresh cracked ground pepper.
Top with your arugula, basil, balsamic glaze mixture.
Serving Size 1 Burger
Total Fat 21g
Potassium – mg
Total Carbs 26.1g
Dietary Fiber 1.8g