Sharp Cheddar & Tomato Burgers

Enjoy this easy, vegetarian style burger perfect for a summer dinner. Top with any other veggies you have!


  • 2 beefsteak tomatoes, cored and sliced ½ inch thick
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and ground pepper
  • 4 whole-wheat buns, grilled
  • 4 slices sharp cheddar
  • 8 basil leaves


1. Drizzle tomato slices with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill over medium-high heat, turning, until juicy and charred in spots, about 5 minutes.
2. Top bun bottoms with cheese and grill, covered, until just melted, about 1 minute. Top with grilled tomatoes and garnish with basil.

Recipe adapted from