Basil Pan Burgers Dinner

Make weeknight dinner fast and easy. Here's a main course recipe and three suggestions for rounding it out into a complete meal. Find out how to effortlessly dress up starters, sides, and desserts to fit the meal's main course.

The Menu

Italian-flavored Basil Pan Burgers are an innovative twist on plain burgers. Carry the Italian theme through dinner with Olive and Pepper Antipasto, Minestrone and Basil, and Fresh Fruit with Toasted Pine Nuts. Canned minestrone is great to keep on hand for easy dinners -- there are so many things you can add to it to dress it up and make it new every time you serve it.

Basil Pan Burgers


Olive and Pepper Antipasto

Serve a platter of a variety of olives and roasted peppers.

Minestrone and Basil

Stir chopped basil into hot minestrone soup.

Fresh Fruit with Toasted Pine Nuts

Top diced fresh fruit with toasted pine nuts.