Sunday, June 1, 2008

Mozzarella Beef Burgers

I got this recipe out of the latest Kraft Food & Family magazine - summer edition. Chris and I just got our new gas grill from his Grandma and we've had a lot of fun experimenting and grilling. This recipe was AMAZING and a nice easy twist on just a plain grilled hamburger.

Check it out.

Mozzarella Beef Burgers

1 lb. ground beef
1/2 cup KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese
1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs
1/4 cup KRAFT THICK 'N SPICY Original Barbecue Sauce, divided
4 hamburger buns

Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Mix meat, cheese, bread crumbs and 2 Tbsp. of the barbecue sauce. Shape into four patties.

patties on grill; cover grill with lid. Grill 4 to 6 min. on each side or until burgers are cooked through (160°F), brushing with remaining 2 Tbsp. barbecue sauce during last 2 min. of grilling time.

buns with burgers and lettuce, if desired.

For more flavor, try adding 2 Tbsp. 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese and 1/4 tsp. Italian seasoning to the meat mixture.