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Cajun Beef Burgers

 Cajun Beef Burgers
Flavor abounds in these hefty Cajun Beef Burgers, spiked with bits of veggies and Cajun seasoning. A creamy mayonnaise and Creole mustard spread adds even more Louisana-style flair.—Rebecca Baird, Salt Lake City, Utah
4 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Grill: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Creole mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • Dash Worcestershire sauce
  • BURGERS:
  • 1/4 cup each finely chopped onion, celery and carrot
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 4 onion rolls, split

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients until blended;
  • chill until serving.
  • In a large skillet, saute the onion, celery, carrot and parsley in
  • butter for 6-8 minutes or until tender; cool slightly.

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Cajun Beef Burgers (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • In a large bowl, combine the vegetable mixture, Cajun seasoning, salt
  • and pepper sauce. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into
  • four patties.
  • Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat
  • for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°
  • and juices run clear. Grill rolls, cut side down, over medium heat
  • for 30-60 seconds or until toasted. Serve burgers on rolls with
  • sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 burger equals 462 calories, 26 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 1,075 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 28 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.