Classic Hamburgers

Author: Canadian Living

Enjoy this basic burger with any of the suggested toppings (see Burger Topping Recipes) or jazz them up with chunks of cheese as in the variation.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 small onion grated
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 4 hamburger buns

Method

In large bowl, beat egg with water; stir in onion, mustard, hot pepper sauce, garlic, salt, pepper and oregano. Mix in beef. Shape into four 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick patties. (Make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper in airtight container and refrigerate for up to 24 hours or freeze for up to 1 month. Thaw in refrigerator.)

Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until digital thermometer inserted sideways into centre reads 160°F (71°C), 10 to 12 minutes. Sandwich in buns.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 749 mg
  • Protein 28 g
  • Calories 392.0
  • Total fat 16 g
  • Cholesterol 107 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 32 g

%RDI

  • Iron 30.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 32.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 10.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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