Pest Cheese Burger

Pairs well with:

Cabernet Sauvignon

This rich red easily complements your homemade chicken dishes, red meats, game, and mildly seasoned pastas.


1 lb. ground beef
1/4 cup sutter home red wine
1/2 cup chopped, seeded tomato
1/4 Italian style bread crumbs
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 T dried onion flakes
1/4 cup fresh parmesan
1 t garlic salt
pepper to taste
i ball of fresh mozzarella(sliced in to 3/4 in slices)
1 jar of your favorite pesto sauce



Combine first nine ingredients. Prepare hamburgers as you normally would. Then slice the burger horizontally. Lay on slice of the fresh mozz on the bottom part and then top with other half of meat. make sure you seal the sides of the burger. ( May need a little more time reshaping into burger size).
Grill burgers. While burgers are grilling, toast the burger buns and spread with your favorite pesto sauce.