GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - The summer grilling season is well underway and we have some new ideas for you to enjoy for your outdoor cooking - plus a chance to win a terrific prize package. Nicole Boleman from Johnsonville joins Rachael and Terri to share the prize you can register to win, some new Brat Burger Patties now available at Spartan Stores , plus a tasty recipe to try. Give this one a try this weekend!
Lasagna On A Bun Burger
4 Johnsonville Italian Sausage Patties
1 loaf of French bread
½ cup butter, softened
¼ cup mayonnaise
1 tbsp. garlic, minced
1/8 cup shredded parmesan cheese
½ tsp. garlic powder
2 oz. ricotta cheese
1 tbsp. fresh basil, chopped (reserve some for garnish, if desired)
8 oz. Shredded Italian cheese blend
1 jar marinara sauce, room temperature
1 fresh tomato, sliced
1 tbsp. fresh Italian parsley, chopped
Slice French bread horizontally
Combine the butter, mayonnaise, minced garlic, parmesan cheese and garlic powder
Spread on French bread and broil for four to five minutes until toasted. Cut into 4 patty-sized portions
Heat the grill to medium-high. Place patties on the grill
Combine ricotta cheese, basil and shredded Italian cheese blend
Spread a layer of cheese mixture on the patty and grill for an additional two to three minutes
Spread marinara on garlic bread and top with patty
Garnish with tomatoes, parsley and fresh basil, if desired
Add a little extra sprinkle of parmesan cheese to taste
New go-to grill ideas
Johnsonville Brat Burger patties
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