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1 pound lean ground beef

1/2 pound mild bulk Italian sausage

1/3 cup finely chopped onion

1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground or coarse ground pepper

6 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Provolone Cheese

1 (16-ounce) loaf ciabatta bread,   sliced in half horizontally, cut into 6 equal pieces

3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened


Roasted red pepper strips, if desired

Fresh basil leaves, if desired

 *Substitute focaccia bread.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine ground beef, sausage, onion, garlic and pepper in bowl; mix lightly. Shape into 6 (1/2-inch thick) patties.

  3. STEP 3

    Place patties onto grill. Grill, turning once, 10-12 minutes or until internal temperature reaches at least 160°F. or until meat is no longer pink in center. Top each patty with slice of cheese during last minute of grilling.

  4. STEP 4

    Brush cut-sides of bread with butter. Place onto grill, buttered-side down. Grill until toasted.

  5. STEP 5

    Place burgers onto 6 toasted bread bottom pieces. Top each with roasted red pepper strips and basil, if desired. Top with remaining toasted bread pieces.

Tip #1

- For spicier burgers, use spicy Italian sausage.

Tip #2

- Roasted red peppers can be found in the canned food section of most large supermarkets.

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