The Perfect Basic Burger

The Perfect Basic Burger

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"Nothing beats a simple hamburger on a warm summer evening! Ground beef is blended with an easy to prepare bread crumb mixture. Pile these burgers with your favorite condiments, pop open a cool drink and enjoy!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 318 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 17.8 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 10g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 27.5 g
  • 55%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 125 mg
  • 42%
  • Sodium:
  • 475 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil grate.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together egg, salt and pepper. Place ground beef and bread crumbs into the mixture. With hands or a fork, mix until well blended. Form into 4 patties approximately 3/4 inch thick.
  3. Place patties on the prepared grill. Cover and cook 6 to 8 minutes per side, or to desired doneness.
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I was somewhat hesitant to try this recipe after seeing that it had only 3.5 stars (I know, 3.5 - I don't like wasting food). However, I tried it, as I wanted a plain burger that I could top wit...

This is exactly as stated "a perfect basic burger". It's simple and if you look at the ingredients the flavor will come from the beef you use, so use a good grade of beef. It also holds the bu...

This is a BASIC recipe, very few ingredients so what would you expect? A lot of the taste will come from the ground beef you are using, low grade ground beef will yield a pretty much bland tasti...