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This recipe grew from a love of ripe summer peaches, creamy brie, fresh French bread, and (of course!) lean beef burgers. It’s an easy to make burger that’s guaranteed to bring showers of compliments to the chef.

Ingredients 

1.5 cups chopped peeled peaches (about 3)
1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper (about 1 small pepper)
1/4 cup chopped green onions
2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
Dash of ground red pepper
¼ cup full bodied red wine (Cabernet Sauvignon)
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
3tbsp brown sugar
1.5lbs Lean Ground Beef
¼ cup finely chopped fresh basil
1tbsp garlic salt
1tbsp group pepper
¼ cup of olive oil
6 French bread buns
4 ounces chilled Brie cheese

Instructions 

Step 1: Combine the first 7 ingredients to create peach salsa. Cover and chill.
Step 2: Combine red wine, balsamic vinegar, and brown sugar in a small bowl to be used for basting burgers. Set aside.
Step 3: Combine beef, basil, garlic salt, and pepper. Mix well with clean hands. Hand form ½ cup of beef mixture into 1 inch thick patties. Place burgers on a platter. Wash hands well.
Step 4: Start and prepare your clean grill. Heat grill to high heat and rub a paper towel dipped in olive oil (use tongs to hold the paper towel). Reduce heat to medium.
Step 5: Ready French bread buns by brushing the insides with olive oil and set to the side
Step 6: Slice chilled Brie cheese into 6 pieces and separate on a small plate
Step 7: Cook Burgers and toast buns-
Place burgers on grill; cook 3 minutes. Baste with red wine mixture. Cook for 2 more minutes.
Flip burgers, cover the grill, cook for 2 minutes and baste again.
Place buns, face down on top grill shelf. Lightly brush tops with olive oil
Continue cooking patties for another 2-3minutes for medium doneness.
With 1 minute left, top patties with Brie cheese
Transfer patties and buns to a clean platter to assemble
Step 8: Assemble burgers-
Uncover chilled salsa
Place patty on bottom half of bun
Add 1/4 cup of salsa on patty
Top with second half of bun
And Enjoy!!

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Prep: 25min.; Cook: 9-10min