We’re unveiling the winning recipe from this year’s “Red Gold Summer Grilling Contest” at the Indiana State Fair and the big winner of the “Big Green Egg!” Take a look at all the burger goodness, and if you’d like to make it on your own, here’s the recipe!RED, WHITE & BASIL BURGERMAKES 8 BURGERSPREPARATION TIME: 20 MINUTES; COOK TIME: 30 MINUTES
2 pounds Laura’s Lean Ground Beef
1 (14.5 ounce) can RED GOLD® Petite Diced Tomatoes, drained, reserve juice
1 cup cubed fresh mozzarella cheese
¾ cup plain breadcrumbs
3 roma tomatoes, sliced
8 fresh basil leaves
8 slices fresh mozzarella cheese
4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 garlic cloves, minced
Salt and pepper to taste
8 buns of choice
- In a mixing bowl combine ground beef, diced tomatoes and breadcrumbs. Form into 8 patties and grill to desired doneness over medium high heat.
- Combine reserved tomato juice, vinegar, garlic, salt and black pepper in a saucepan. Cook on medium high heat to reduce the mixture until thick, about 20 minutes.
- Toast buns on the grill. Place burgers on bottom buns, top with 1 cheese slices, 3 tomatoes slices, 1 basil leaf and 1 tablespoon of the reduced tomato mixture; top with bun.
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SEGMENT IS SPONSORED BY RED GOLD