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oklahoma onion burgers from cooks country

Recipe by
Jennifer S
Philadelphia, PA

I usually use cheddar cheese, and I like the sesame seeded buns. Sometimes I use a mandolin for the onions and don't have to sweat them. I make these on Saturdays, serve with a salad or fries. One pan and I'm done.

yield 4 but for more just increase beef and onions
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For oklahoma onion burgers from cooks country

  • 1 lg
  • 12 oz
    ground beef 80 % fat
  • 1 pinch
    salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    vegetable oil
  • 4 slice
    american cheese
  • 4
    hamburger buns

How To Make oklahoma onion burgers from cooks country

  • 1
    Slice onion thin about 1/8 thick, combine with salt and let sit for about 30 minutes. Gather in a towel and squeeze the water out. Toss with pepper.
  • 2
    Divide the onions into 4 piles on a baking sheet. Gather beef and season with salt and pepper. Form into 4 balls. Flatten each ball on top of onions and press so the onions adhere to the beef.
  • 3
    Heat skillet and add butter and oil. Place burgers in onion side down. Cook for 6-8 minutes until onions are golden. Flip gently and raise heat, cook until well browned.
  • 4
    Butter and toast buns, place cheese on bottom and add burger. Top with preferred condiments and pickles.