Zesty Basil Burgers

Zesty Basil Burgers

1 pound lean ground beef
3 tablespoons onion – finely chopped
1 clove garlic – crushed
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 crusty rolls – split
1 cup packed spinach leaves
4 tomato slices

                    BASIL MAYONNAISE

3 tablespoons reduced-calorie mayonnaise
1 tablespoon fresh basil or – chopped
1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard

In medium bowl, combine ground beef, onion, garlic, salt and pepper, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four oval 1/2 inch thick patties.

Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place patties in skillet; cook 7 to 8 minutes or until no longer pink and juices run clear, turning once.

Meanwhile in small bowl, combine Basil Mayonnaise ingredients; mix well.

Line bottom half of each roll with spinach and tomato. Place burger on tomato; top with 1 tablespoon mayonnaise mixture. Close with top half of roll.

“Basil Mayonnaise (a blend of mayo, basil and Dijon-style mustard) is delicious teamed with juicy hamburgers on crusty rolls.”

“4 burgers”