Little Italy Burger

from aspicyperspective

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lbs. ground beef
  • 8 slices pancetta
  • 1 jar of good pesto
  • 1 large ball smoked mozzarella
  • 1 red onion, cut into thin rounds
  • 3 Tb. butter
  • 2 tsp. tomato paste
  • 1 tsp. anchovy paste
  • Baby arugula
  • Ripe tomato slices
  • 4 ciabatta buns
  • Basic Pesto:
  • 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Pecorino cheese

1 serving (100 grams)

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