These Parmesan Burgers can be served on a bun or off, but I prefer the non-bun option for the sake of my waistline. Either way, they’re tasty. Thumbs up from my guys (even minus the bun).
1-1/2 cups freshly grated Parmesan Cheese, divided
1 lb ground beef
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 cup fresh baby spinach
2 roma tomatoes, sliced thick
1) Heat large skillet over medium; using 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese (reserving 3/4 cup), form 4 mounds in skillet, spacing them 1″-2″ apart, and cook until melted; with a spatula, transfer Parmesan crisps to a plate and set aside
2) In medium-sized bowl, mix ground beef, reserved 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper; shape into 4 patties
3) Heat large grill pan (or grill out of doors) over medium-high; add burger patties to skillet and cook 4-5 minutes each side or until done to your preference; remove from heat
4) Divide spinach and tomatoes between 4 plates; top with burgers, followed by Parmesan crisp; serve and enjoy!