Grilled Balsamic Burger

Did You know August 27th is National Burger Day? We celebrated with a foodbabbles recipe swapping out beef for turkey. Serve with seasonal grilled veggies & quinoa for a delicious weeknight dinner & healthy next day lunch. Makes 4-6 burgers

Easy Ingredients

  • 6 teaspoons balsamic vinegar, divided
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef or turkey
  • 2/3 cup ketchup
  • 5 slices of preferred cheese; Swiss, cheddar or Fontina optional 
  • 1 egg
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Simple Directions

  1. Combine ground beef or turkey, 3 teaspoons balsamic vinegar, egg, garlic, cumin, salt, pepper in a bowl
  2. Mix well, form into 4-6 patties depending on desired size of burgers, set aside
  3. In another bowl, whisk together ketchup with 3 teaspoons of balsamic vinegar, set aside
  4. Preheat grill to 160°F
  5. Place meat patties on grill, cook thoroughly, test the temperature with a food thermometer
  6. Top patty with cheese slices, allow to melt
  7. Remove from grill, plate & let rest for 3 minutes
  8. Place burgers on a roll, balsamic ketchup, & if desired, lettuce & tomatoes
  9. Serve & enjoy!

Click here to view the inspiration recipe!


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