Smoky Pesto Cheeseburgers

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Redsie

From Canadian Living.

Top Review by Midwest Maven

These burgers had really great flavor to them. My only reson for not giving it 5 stars was the texture, it was slightly mushy for me and it crumbled a bit while cooking. Next time I would add a little something more to bind it. Thanks for sharing:)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice zucchini lengthwise into 1/4 inch thick slices; place in bowl. Add oil, salt and pepper; toss. Place on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and grill turning once, until tender, 15 to 20 minutes. (Make ahead: let cool on platter; cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours).
  2. Burgers: In large bowl, beat egg with pesto; stir in bread crumbs, onion, mustard, salt and pepper. Add beef; mix just until combined. Shape into four 3/4 inch thick patties.
  3. Place patties on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and gril, turning once, until digital thermometer reads 160F, 12 to 14 minutes. Top with cheese; grill until melted, about 2 minutes. Top with zucchini. Sandwich in buns.

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