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Change-of-Pace Burgers Recipe

Change-of-Pace Burgers Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 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


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the onion, green pepper, mushrooms and chili sauce. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  • 2. 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 Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.