Bite into our Cheese-Stuffed Italian-Style Burgers for a big burst of flavor. Basil, minced garlic and pepperoncini give Cheese-Stuffed Italian-Style Burgers their distinct Mediterranean flavor. Of course, the five cheese blend in Cheese-Stuffed Italian-Style Burgers doesn't hurt anything either.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1/4 cup KRAFT Mayo with Olive Oil Reduced Fat Mayonnaise
1/2 tsp. dried basil leaves
1 lb. lean ground beef
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup KRAFT Finely Shredded Italian* Five Cheese Blend
4 hamburger bun s, toasted
4 leaf lettuce leaves
1 tomato, cut into 4 slices
8 pepperoncini pepper rings
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* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.
Let's Make It
Heat grill to medium-high heat.
Mix mayo and basil. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Combine meat and garlic; shape into 8 thin patties. Top 4 patties with cheese; cover with remaining patties. Pinch edges together to seal. Grill 7 to 9 min. on each side or until burgers are done (160ºF).
Spread buns with mayo mixture. Fill with lettuce, tomatoes, burgers and peppers.
Omit shredded cheese. Shape meat mixture into 4 patties; grill as directed. Top with 4 KRAFT Slim Cut Mozzarella Cheese Slices; grill until melted. Assemble sandwiches as directed.
Save 40 calories and 5 grams fat per serving by preparing with extra-lean ground beef and KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Italian Three Cheese Blend.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 27g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.