Italian Ciabatta Burgers with Caramelized Onion, Mozzarella, and Sweet-and-Tangy Arugula Salad
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Italian Ciabatta Burgers with Caramelized Onion, Mozzarella, and Sweet-and-Tangy Arugula Salad

Italian Ciabatta Burgers with Caramelized Onion, Mozzarella, and Sweet-and-Tangy Arugula Salad

For an Italian spin on the classic American cheeseburger, we’re sandwiching juicy patties between crusty ciabatta bread, then topping them with gooey cheeses and sweet caramelized onions. A garlicky, tomato-balsamic vinaigrette sets this arugula salad apart from the standard side dish.


Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time30 minutes
Prep Time


serving amount

10 ounce

Ground Beef

2 unit

Ciabatta Bread

(Contains Soy, Wheat)

2 ounce


6 ounce

Tomato Paste

2 tablespoon

Balsamic Vinegar

2 ounce

Mozzarella Cheese

(Contains Milk)

1 ounce

Parmesan Cheese

(Contains Milk)

1 unit

Red Onion

2 clove


Not included in your delivery

1 teaspoon


8 teaspoon

Olive Oil


Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Calories914 kcal
Energy (kJ)3824 kJ
Fat47 g
Saturated Fat15 g
Carbohydrate64 g
Sugar10 g
Dietary Fiber4 g
Protein51 g
Sodium980 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Large Pan
Large Bowl
Large Salad Bowl


Caramelize the onions

Caramelize the onions: Heat the oven to 400 degrees (if you have a toaster you can skip this step!). Halve, peel, and thinly slice the onions. Heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the onion and 1 teaspoon sugar to the pan and cook, tossing, for 6-8 minutes, until caramelized. Season with salt and pepper, then set aside.

Make vinaigrette

Make the vinaigrette: mince or grate the garlic. In a large bowl, whisk together 1 tablespoon tomato paste, 2 tablespoons balsamic, 2 tablespoons olive oil, and garlic (to taste—start with a little and go up from there!). Season with salt and pepper.

Cook burgers

Cook the burgers: Form the ground beef into 2 patties. In the same pan you cooked the onions in, heat anther drizzle of oil over medium-high heat. Season the patties on all sides with salt and pepper, then place in the pan and cook for 2-4 minutes per side, or until almost cooked to desired doneness. Top the patties with the mozzarella and Parmesan cheese, then cover and cook another 1 minute, until the cheese melts.

Half the rolls

Toast the bread: While the patties cook, halve the ciabatta rolls and place in the oven or toaster to toast for 3-5 minutes.


Dress the salad: Toss the arugula into the vinaigrette and season with salt and pepper.


Assemble the burgers: place each patty inside a bun, then top with the caramelized onion and a bit of the tossed arugula. Serve the remaining arugula salad to the side and enjoy!