Grilled Italian Burgers With Balsamic Grilled Zucchini


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Grill time in no time!

Grilled Italian Burgers couldn’t be easier and are a fun stand in for your usual hamburgs. Grilled zucchini, also flavored Italian-style are a light and yummy side.

Grilled Italian Burgers


4 ounces shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 pound ground beef
Marinara sauce, warmed


1. In a large bowl, combine 1/2 of the cheese and seasonings. Add beef and mix gently to combine. Shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.

2. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat 4-5 minutes on each side.

3. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and grill, covered, 1-2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve with marinara sauce.

Serves 4

Recipe from Simple & Delicious Magazine
Balsamic Grilled Zucchini


2 zucchini, sliced lengthwise
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder or crushed garlic
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/8 tsp salt
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
Black pepper, to serve


1. Preheat grill for medium-low heat and lightly oil the grate.

2. Place zucchini in a plastic bag with the olive oil, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, and salt. Toss to coat the zucchini.

3. Grill zucchini until beginning to brown, 3-4 minutes per side. Remove the zucchini from grill to a serving platter. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and sprinkle with black pepper.

Serves 4

Recipe slightly adapted from

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