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Balsamic Glazed Bruscetta Burgers

My burger is made with ground sirloin, fresh basil,tomatoes, and fresh mozarella, glazed with a balsamic reduction and served on a ciabata roll with lettuce,tomatoe and red onion.


1/4 Cup, chopped, fresh basil
1(14oz)can finely dice tomatoes,drained
2 1bs ground sirloin
1 egg
1TBSP olive oil
1/4 C bread crumbs
1/2 TBSP salt
1/4 1b fresh mozzarella
2 cups balsamic vinegar,reduced
Ciabata Bread
Garlic infused olive oil Oil for greasing the grill


Chop 1/4 C fresh basil place in mixing bowl Drain 1 can finely diced tomatoes and add to bowl Add 2 lbs ground sirloin to bowl add 1 egg to bowl add 1 TBSP olive oil to bowl add 1/4 cup bread crumbs to bowl add 1/2 TBSP salt to bowl Mix with hands and form into 6, 3/4 lb burgers. Cut 1/4 lb fresh mozzarella into 6 chunks and place in middle of pattie Grill on gas grill foR 7-10 minutes per side for well done burgers he mean time pour 1/4 cup olive oil in sauce pan and place 3 cloves crushed garlic in pan....heat until you smell the garlic this will infuse the oil Cut 6 ciabata rolls in half and baste with infused oil, lightly toast on the top rack of grill. Preheat sauce pan, add 2 cups balsamic vinegar, reduce until it forms a thick glaze. Glaze well done burgers will balsamic reduction, place on toasted ciabata roll, and top with lettuce,tomatoe and red onion. Serve cut in half to disclose the gooey mozzarella hidden inside.


This is a healthy burger due to the lean,sirloin cut of meat. The light summery taste makes you feel like you are eating healthy. The balsamic glaze combines with the flavor of the burger and takes your mouth on a delicious destination. I previously entered this recipe...note that I have adjusted this for an outdoor grill,and to serve 6. THANK YOU FOR MY CHANCE TO ENTER.