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Spicy Cabernet Porabella Mushroom Burgers

Don't let the fact that there aren't that many ingredients in this recipe fool you. The flavor of this burger is amazing. It lingers with you long after eating it. Pairs well with sutter home cabernet sauvignon wine.

Ingredients 

Patties
1 1/2 pounds ground chuck
1/2 pound ground hot italian sausage
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons crushed red pepper
3 tablespoons sutter home cabernet sauvignon
2 1/2 teaspoons italian seasoning
4 medium garlic cloves minced
2 large shallots minced
2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup ketchup
1/4 chopped fresh red pepper
1 six ounce package sliced portabella mushroom caps brushed with vegetable oil on both sides
6 slices mozzarella cheese
6 kaiser rolls
3/4 cup jarred smooth marinara sauce
6 fresh basil sprigs

Instructions 

Prepare a medium hot fire in charcoal grill or preheat gas grill to medium high heat. Patties To make the patties, combine the beef, sausage, italian seasoning, salt, pepper, wine, garlic, shallots, worchestershire sauce, red pepper, ketchup, and crushed red pepper. In a bowl, divide the mixture into 6 equal portions and form into patties to fit rolls. When the grill is ready, brush the grill wrap with vegetable oil. Place the patties along with mushroom slices on the rack, cover and cook 5-7 minutes on each side, after turning the second time after the 7 minutes divide mushroom slices evenly and put on top of burgers. Next put a slice of mozzarella cheese on top of each patty cover and cook 1-2 minutes longer to melt the cheese. Remove patties, place on a plate and cover loosly to keep warm. Meanwhile place split kaiser rolls on grill rack and toast 2 minutes on each side. Remove rolls from grill. Place patties on rolls and top each patty with 2 tablespoons smooth marinara sauce and one large sprig fresh basil.

Comments 

I've gotten many rave reviews from friends and family, saying this is the best burger they've ever had. I think you just might agree!