Grilled Beef Burger with Zucchini and Mozzarella

The Grilled Beef Burger with Zucchini and Mozzarella is a scrumptious harmony of juicy beef, charred zucchini slices, and creamy mozzarella cheese.

This burger encapsulates the essence of summer grilling, providing a succulent and flavorful feast that is bound to delight your taste buds.


For the Beef Patties:

  • 500g high-quality ground beef (80% lean, 20% fat)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced

For the Toppings:

  • 1 large zucchini, sliced into thin rounds
  • 150g fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Fresh tomato slices
  • Mixed salad greens

Additional Ingredients:

  • 4 burger buns, preferably brioche, sliced and toasted
  • Olive oil for grilling
  • Balsamic glaze (optional)


Preparing the Beef Patties:

  1. In a bowl, combine the ground beef, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and minced garlic.
  2. Mix gently until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  3. Divide the mixture into 4 equal parts and shape each into a patty.
  4. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.

Grilling the Zucchini and Beef Patties:

  1. Brush the zucchini slices with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Grill the zucchini for 2-3 minutes on each side, until tender and grill marks appear.
  3. Grill the beef patties for about 3-4 minutes per side for medium-rare, or until they reach your desired doneness.
  4. In the last minute of grilling, add a slice of mozzarella cheese on each patty and cover the grill to let the cheese melt.

Assembling the Burger:

  1. Place a handful of mixed salad greens on the bottom half of each toasted bun.
  2. Add a tomato slice and a few basil leaves.
  3. Place the grilled beef patty with melted mozzarella on top.
  4. Add grilled zucchini slices.
  5. If using, drizzle with balsamic glaze.
  6. Cap with the top half of the bun.


  • Serve immediately, preferably with a side of sweet potato fries or a light salad.


  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes


  • 4 delectable burgers


The Grilled Beef Burger with Zucchini and Mozzarella is a delightful adventure for the senses, combining a variety of textures and flavors. The beef patties are succulent and rich, with a hint of garlic and the savory depth of Worcestershire sauce.

The grilled zucchini adds a smoky, charred flavor, complementing the beef wonderfully. The creamy mozzarella cheese brings in a delicate, milky sweetness that melts in your mouth, while fresh basil infuses a peppery, aromatic touch. Juicy tomato slices and crisp salad greens add freshness and a satisfying crunch.

All of these incredible components are brought together in a soft, buttery brioche bun, making every bite an unforgettable experience. Whether it’s a weekend barbecue or a special weekday dinner, this burger is guaranteed to be a hit, bringing smiles and satisfaction to the table.

Enjoy this gourmet burger and let the flavors transport you to a world of grilling perfection!