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Ingredients For cheeseburgers

  • 1.5 lb
    ground beef
  • "just a pinch" of salt
  • brown bouquet sauce, optional
  • water, optional
  • 6
    hamburger buns
  • 6 slice
    american cheese

How To Make cheeseburgers

  • 1
    Form beef into 6 patties about 1/2-inch thick.
  • 2
    Sprinkle with salt and brush patties with a 1-to-1 mixture of brown bouquet sauce and water, if a deep brown color is desired.
  • 3
    Arrange patties in a circle in a paper towel-lined, shallow, heat resistant, non-metallic baking dish.
  • 4
    Do not place any patties in the center of the circle.
  • 5
    Heat, covered with paper toweling, in microwave oven 5 minutes.
  • 6
    Turn patties over.
  • 7
    Brush again with brown bouquet mixture if desired.
  • 8
    Heat, uncovered, an additional minute.
  • 9
    Burgers will be rare.
  • 10
    Heat an additional 1 to 2 minutes for medium or well-done.
  • 11
    Place 1 patty on each hamburger bun and top each hamburger with a slice of cheese.
  • 12
    Arrange hamburgers on a heat-resistant non-metallic serving platter and heat, uncovered, in microwave oven 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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