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Beef 'n' Pork Burgers Recipe
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Beef 'n' Pork Burgers Recipe

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The combination of ground beef and pork is the secret behind these juicy burgers. The never-fail burgers are ideal for summer grilling, so I depend on them time and again. Everyone loves them. Plus, you can easily double or triple the recipe for large get-togethers.—Sharon Adamczyk, Wind Lake, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 bacon strips, diced
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 8 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • Mayonnaise, lettuce leaves and tomato slices

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 412 calories, 20 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 105 mg cholesterol, 992 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small skillet, cook bacon, onion and garlic over medium heat until the bacon is crisp; drain and place in a small bowl. Stir in the bread crumbs, egg, water, parsley, salt, marjoram, paprika and pepper. Crumble beef and pork over the mixture and mix well. Shape into eight 3/4-in.-thick patties.
  2. Grill, uncovered, over medium-hot heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°. Serve on buns with mayonnaise, lettuce and tomato. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Beef 'n' Pork Burgers in Quick Cooking July/August 2002, p14

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 412 calories, 20 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 105 mg cholesterol, 992 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 22, 2012

awesome and yummy

and quick to make

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2011

These burgers were amazing. I only have a few tweaks to the steps in the recipe. The bacon/onion/garlic mixture didn't seem to need draining b/c the bacon grease cooked up the onions/garlic without a lot of leftover fat. The steps were a little confusing b/c we didn't know whether the bread crumbs mixture was supposed to join the bacon mixture or the meat mixture and the small bowl for mixing never would have worked, so here are the steps we did:

-In a skillet cook bacon until sizzling, add onion and cook til translucent, after about 3 minutes add the garlic. Cook until bacon is slightly crisp. Leave in the skillet and remove from heat.

-Place the pork and beef in a large mixing bowl and add the spices. We added a cup of chopped fresh cilantro.

-Mix the water and the egg in a small bowl and add to the meat-mix well.

-Add the bread crumbs to the bacon mixture, mix well.

-In small increments, add the bacon/bread crumbs to the meat mixture. Mix well.

-We used a burger press to make perfect burgers. And I mean PERFECT! These were the best burgers we've ever had!

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