The Perfect Burger

Steps on how to prepare a The Perfect Burger recipe

Time

30 minutes

Servings

1

Calories

320.4

    Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon mustard (regular or Dijon)
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 small onion, finely grated
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb medium ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon creamy caesar salad dressing or 1 tablespoon Greek salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon chopped sun-dried tomato
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream or 1 tablespoon yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh lemon rind or 1 tablespoon lime rind
  • 1 tablespoon grated gingerroot
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup or 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon fresh herb
  • 2 teaspoons cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon teriyaki sauce or 1 teaspoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 fresh jalapenos or 1 pickled jalapeno pepper, chopped

    How to make it

  1. 1. STEP

    Lightly oil grill& heat BBQ to medium.

  2. 2. STEP

    Whisk egg in a bowl& add next 6 ingredients.

  3. 3. STEP

    Add any of the “stir-ins” that appeal to you.

  4. 4. STEP

    Crumble in beef& using your hands or a fork, gently mix together.

  5. 5. STEP

    Handle the meat as little as possible – the more you work it, the tougher it gets.

  6. 6. STEP

    Gently shape (don’t firmly press) mixture into burgers about ¾ inch thick.

  7. 7. STEP

    Using your thumb, make a shallow depression in the centre of each burger to prevent puffing up during cooking.

  8. 8. STEP

    Place burgers on the grill, close lid& BBQ until NO LONGER PINK INSIDE, turning once, about 6 – 8 minutes per side.

  9. 9. STEP

    An instant read thermometer should read 160F.

  10. 10. STEP

    Dont abuse your burgers by pressing with a spatula, pricking with a fork or turning frequently as precious juices will be lost!

  11. 11. STEP

    Tuck into a warm crusty bun& add your favourite toppings.

    Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon mustard (regular or Dijon)
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 small onion, finely grated
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb medium ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon creamy caesar salad dressing or 1 tablespoon Greek salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon chopped sun-dried tomato
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream or 1 tablespoon yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh lemon rind or 1 tablespoon lime rind
  • 1 tablespoon grated gingerroot
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup or 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon fresh herb
  • 2 teaspoons cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon teriyaki sauce or 1 teaspoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 fresh jalapenos or 1 pickled jalapeno pepper, chopped

    Tags

    KID FRIENDLY

    SPRING

    SUMMER

    CAMPING

    < 30 MINS

    EASY

    INEXPENSIVE

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