These are not your ordinary, every-day burger. They are moist and full of flavors reminiscent of Italy.
serves 8 ( 6 points +) add additional points for bun of your choice
- 2 lbs. extra lean ground beef or ground round ( 93% lean)
- ½ c. dried bread crumbs
- ½ c. sun-dried tomatoes ( not packed in oil)
- ½ c. grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 egg
- garlic powder to taste
- 4 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese ( such as Sargento)
Place sun-dried tomatoes in a bowl Cover with boiling water and let stand for 10 minutes. Drain.
In a large bowl, combine ground beef with bread crumbs, sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan, egg and garlic powder. Form into 8 patties.
Cook burgers in a large nonstick skillet coated with spray or cook burgers on a grill to desired doneness. Top each burger with ½ slice of mozzarella cheese and let melt.