brown bouquet sauce, optional
1Form beef into 6 patties about 1/2-inch thick.
2Sprinkle with salt and brush patties with a 1-to-1 mixture of brown bouquet sauce and water, if a deep brown color is desired.
3Arrange patties in a circle in a paper towel-lined, shallow, heat resistant, non-metallic baking dish.
4Do not place any patties in the center of the circle.
5Heat, covered with paper toweling, in microwave oven 5 minutes.
7Brush again with brown bouquet mixture if desired.
8Heat, uncovered, an additional minute.
10Heat an additional 1 to 2 minutes for medium or well-done.
11Place 1 patty on each hamburger bun and top each hamburger with a slice of cheese.
12Arrange hamburgers on a heat-resistant non-metallic serving platter and heat, uncovered, in microwave oven 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.