Basil Pan Burgers
- 1 egg slightly beaten
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 1/4 cup grated cheese
- 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
- 1 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
- 2 tablespoons ketchup (or half ketchup, half Worcestershire sauce)
- 1 clove garlic
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 pound ground beef or turkey
- 4 tomato slices
In a medium bowl, combine egg, onion, Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, basil, ketchup, garlic, salt, and pepper. Add ground beef. Mix well. Shape into ¾ inch patties
Lightly coat a heavy skillet with cooking spray. Preheat skillet over
medium –high heat until hot. Add patties. Reduce heat to medium and cook, uncovered for 12 to 15 minutes or until temperature registers 160° on an instant read thermometer, turning meat once, halfway through cooking.
If meat browns too quickly, reduce heat to medium low.
Serve patties on buns with basil leaves, if desired and tomato slices.