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Beef 'n' Pork Burgers

 Beef 'n' Pork Burgers
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
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.

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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.
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