Italian Cheeseburger Melts

Italian dinner ready in 30 minutes! Serve your family these cheesy grilled sandwiches filled with beef burgers and veggies.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Burgers

1
lb. lean ground beef
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
1/4
cup finely chopped green bell pepper
3
garlic cloves, minced
1/2
teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
egg, beaten

Topping and Bread

1
medium zucchini, sliced
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
2
tablespoons purchased Italian salad dressing
4
slices Italian bread
2
Italian plum tomatoes, sliced
4
(1 1/2-oz.) slices mozzarella cheese, halved crosswise
  • 1 GRILL DIRECTIONS: Heat grill. Cut 16x12-inch sheet of heavy-duty foil; spray foil with nonstick cooking spray. In medium bowl, combine all burger ingredients; mix well. Shape mixture into 4 patties, 1/2 inch thick.
  • 2 In another medium bowl, combine zucchini, mushrooms and salad dressing; toss to coat.
  • 3 When ready to grill, place sprayed foil on grill. Spoon vegetables onto sprayed foil. Place patties next to foil on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 11 to 13 minutes or until vegetables are tender and burgers are thoroughly cooked, stirring vegetables and turning burgers once during cooking.
  • 4 Meanwhile, toast or grill bread slices; place on individual serving plates.
  • 5 Top each burger on grill with tomato slices and cheese. When cheese is melted, place each topped burger on bread slice. Top with vegetables.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    490
    (
    Calories from Fat
    250),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    28g
    28%
    (Saturated Fat
    12g,
    12%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    145mg
    145%;
    Sodium
    670mg
    670%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    37g
    37%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    35%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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