Caesar Salad Beef Burgers on Garlic Crostini








1 1/2 pounds ground beef

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

8 slices sourdough bread

Olive oil

2 large cloves garlic, cut lengthwise into quarters

4 Romaine lettuce leaves

1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

  1. Mix the beef, minced garlic, 1 tsp. salt, and 1/2 tsp. pepper. Shape into four 3/4-inch thick patties, shaping to fit the bread.
  2. Grill burgers directly over medium coals, uncovered, for 13 to 15 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in side of patty registers 160 degrees F., turning once. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Meanwhile, brush both sides of bread with oil. Place bread around outer edge of grill. Grill a few minutes until lightly toasted, turning once; remove from grill. Rub both sides of each slice with a garlic quarter.
  4. Place a lettuce leaf and a burger on four bread slices; sprinkle with cheese. Cover with remaining bread. Makes 4 servngs.

Nutrition Facts (Caesar Salad Beef Burgers on Garlic Crostini)

Per serving: 481 kcal , 23 g fat (7 g sat. fat , 112 mg chol. , 984 mg sodium , 28 g carb. , 1 g fiber , 38 g pro.