The Canadian Living Burger

Author: Canadian Living

This is the Test Kitchen's favourite burger because it's so juicy with lots of real beef flavour. It's also the basis for variations.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Get Grilling: Summer 2007

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 small onion grated
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 4 kaiser buns

Method

In large bowl, beat egg with water; stir in bread crumbs, onion, mustard, salt and pepper. Add beef; mix just until combined. Shape into four ?inch (2 cm) thick patties. (Make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper in airtight container; refrigerate for up to 24 hours or freeze for up to 1 month. Thaw in refrigerator.)

Place patties on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until digital thermometer inserted sideways into centre reads 160°F (71°C), 12 to 14 minutes. Sandwich in buns.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 786 mg
  • Protein 30 g
  • Calories 450.0
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Cholesterol 110 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 37 g

%RDI

  • Iron 32.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 36.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 11.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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