Culinary Collection

Basil Bruschetta Burger

with crispy Italian garlic fries

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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Take a big bite of this basil bruschetta burger, and bask in the bounty your tastebuds will enjoy. Fresh tomatoes, pesto, and gooey good mozzarella top this meaty burger, and brings you close to flavor nirvana. And fries on the side? Of course, we have fries on the side, with garlic aioli dipping sauce.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Russet Potatoes
  • 10 oz. Ground Beef
  • Info
    2 Potato Rolls
  • 1 Roma Tomato
  • Info
    2½ fl. oz. Garlic Aioli
  • Info
    ¼ cup Italian Breadcrumbs
  • Info
    ⅔ oz. Mozzarella Slices
  • Info
    1 Tbsp. Basil Pesto
  • ½ tsp. Garlic Salt

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    1070
  • Carbohydrates
    122g
  • Fat
    61g
  • Protein
    43g
  • Sodium
    1610mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using 20 oz. ground beef, follow same instructions as 10 oz. ground beef, forming four patties and stacking two to serve.

  • If using ground pork, follow same instructions as ground beef in Steps 2 and 4, cooking until pork reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes per side.

  • If using ground turkey, follow same instructions as ground beef in Steps 2 and 4, cooking until turkey reaches minimum internal temperature, 6-8 minutes per side.

  1. 1

    Bake the Fries

    Cut potatoes into ¼" fries and pat dry.

    In a mixing bowl, combine fries, 1 tsp. olive oil, garlic salt, and breadcrumbs until evenly coated.

    Transfer fries to prepared baking sheet. Spread into a single layer and spray with cooking spray.

    Bake in hot oven until lightly browned, 25-30 minutes, tossing fries halfway through.

    While fries bake, continue recipe.

  2. 2

    Prepare Ingredients and Make Bruschetta

    Core tomato and cut into 1/4" dice.

    In another mixing bowl, combine tomato, pesto, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Set aside.

    Form ground beef into two equally-sized patties, about 5" in diameter. Season both sides with a pinch of salt and pepper.

  3. 3

    Toast the Rolls

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat.

    Add rolls to hot, dry pan, cut side down, and toast until golden brown, 30-60 seconds.

    Transfer rolls to a plate. Keep pan over medium heat.

  4. 4

    Cook the Patties

    Add 1 tsp. olive oil and patties to hot pan. Cook until lightly charred and patties reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4-6 minutes per side.

    Top patties with bruschetta and cheese and cover. Remove from burner. Set aside until cheese is melted, 3-5 minutes.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, spreading garlic aioli evenly on bottom bun and topping with patty and top bun. If desired, reserve a small portion of garlic aioli for dipping fries. Bon appétit!

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