Mini Blitz Burgers

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
8 (1/4-pound) burgers
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Olive oil, as needed
  • 2 red peppers
  • 2 medium sweet onions
  • 2 ripe tomatoes
  • 8 slices provolone cheese
  • 16 mini Italian rolls
  • Garlic clove, cut in 1/2
Directions
  • Preheat grill over medium-high heat.

  • Remove sausage from casing and combine with the beef. Portion to 2 ounces each and shape to small patty. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Oil peppers and grill to charred. Place in plastic bag to steam off skin. When cool, scrape off skin, remove seed and cut into thin strips, set aside.

  • Cut onion and tomatoes in half. Brush with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill to soft and charred, cool slightly. Puree in a blender. Thin with olive oil and adjust seasoning, set aside.

  • Grill burgers, when almost completely cooked place 1 tablespoon red pepper strips on top, top with 1 tablespoon tomato sauce, a half slice of provolone cheese and cook until cheese is melted.

  • Brush bun with olive oil, toast rolls on grill. Once toasted, rub with garlic clove. Put burger on rolls and serve.

  • A viewer, who may not be a professional cook, provided this recipe. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe and therefore, we cannot make representation as to the results.


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