Classic american hamburger

Classic American Hamburger Recipe

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Genny Charles

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@gen28

This is the best hamburger I have ever eaten. You can add your own favorite condiments.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1/2 c
    minced onions
  • 1/4 c
    cup fine dried bread crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire
  • 1 or 2 clove
    garlic
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 4 large
    hamburger buns, 4in wide, split
  • 1/4 c
    mayonnaise
  • 1/4 c
    ketchup
  • 4
    iceberg lettuce leaves, rinced & crisp
  • 1
    firm ripe tomatoe, cored & sliced
  • 4
    thin sliced red or sweet onion

How to Make Classic american hamburger

Step-by-Step

  1. 1. In a bowl, mix ground beef, egg, onion, bread crumbs, Worcestershire, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper until well blended. Divide mixture into four equal portions and shape each into a patty about 4 inches wide.
  2. 2. Lay burgers on an oiled barbecue grill over a solid bed of hot coals or high heat on a gas grill (you can hold your hand at grill level only 2 to 3 seconds); close lid on gas grill. Cook burgers, turning once, until browned on both sides and no longer pink inside (cut to test), 7 to 8 minutes total. Remove from grill
  3. 3. Lay buns, cut side down, on grill and cook until lightly toasted, 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  4. 4. Spread mayonnaise and ketchup on bun bottoms. Add lettuce, tomato, burger, onion, and salt and pepper to taste. Set bun tops in place.
  5. Notes: If you want absolute bacteria safety, you need to cook your burgers to 160°. This recipe will keep them moist. To make cheeseburgers, about 1 minute before burgers are done, top with sliced cheese; continue cooking until cheese begins to melt. Prep and cook time: about 30 minutes.

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About Classic american hamburger

Course/Dish: Beef, Burgers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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