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Change-of-Pace Burgers

 Change-of-Pace Burgers
Please the whole family with an all-American meal at home. Juicy Change-of-Pace Burgers are filled with a tantalizing blend of vegetables and offer a great new way to serve up a classic. Nita Smith of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania shares the recipe.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 3 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • Ketchup and mustard, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine the onion, green pepper, mushrooms and chili
  • sauce. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into four
  • patties.
  • In a large skillet, cook patties over medium heat for 5-6 minutes on
  • each side or until a thermometer reads 160° and juices run
  • clear. Serve on buns with ketchup and mustard if desired. Yield: 4
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 burger equals 380 calories, 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 490 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.