To broil patties, place on broiler pan; broil 3 to 4 inches from heat for 10 to 12 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F., turning once. During last 30 to 60 seconds of broiling time, place cheese on patties; broil until melted.
If your Italian sausage has casings, remove them before cooking.
To toast the burger buns, place them, cut sides down, on the grill for 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted.
Pick up an antipasto salad from the deli to serve with these extraordinary burgers. Keep the Italian theme alive by serving spumoni ice cream for dessert.