Spinach-Mozzarella Stuffed Burgers

Recipe by SkinnyMinnie
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium bowl, gently mix together the beef, salt and pepper.
  • Using generous 1/3 cup per patty, shape the mixture into 8 patties about 1/2-inch thick.
  • Refrigerate while preparing the stuffing.
  • Place the spinach in a dry large saucepan.
  • Cover and cook over medium-high heat for 1-2 min or until wilted, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain and cool.
  • Squeeze out any excess moisture.
  • Chop and place in a medium bowl.
  • Stir in the mozzarella cheese and pesto.
  • Mound about 1/4 cup packed stuffing in the center of 4 patties.
  • Cover with the remaining 4 patties, and seal the edges by pressing firmly together with you fingers.
  • Gently press the center of each patty to eliminate mounding.
  • Heat the grill or grill pan to medium heat.
  • Grill for 5-6 minute.
  • Flip and grill for 5-6 min more or until no longer pink.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together all the mayonnaise ingredients.
  • Place the buns, split side down, on the grill for 30-60 sec or until lightly toasted.
  • Spread each bun with 2 Tbs of the mayonnaise.
  • Top with a burger and some arugula, if desired.
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