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Dad's Best Burgers Recipe

This favorite was created by my father-in-law years ago, then I added a few things of my own. Even my husband, who doesn't care for cream cheese, gobbles up these burgers. - Mary Rolando, Farmington, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Grill: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 8 hamburger buns, split


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble beef and sausage over mixture; mix well. Shape into eight patties.
  • 2. Grill, uncovered, over medium-hot heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Serve on buns. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 407 calories, 22g fat (9g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 704mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 20g protein .

Reviews for Dad's Best Burgers

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Gramma Amy 46583
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2014

"Wonderful moist flavorful burgers. The pork adds a nice flavor with the beef. A keeper at my house."

flinnie 83004
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2012

"holy cow was this good! Hands down one of the best burgers I've ever had"

schlma29 29017
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2008

"Excellent! Cooked mine on a GF grill because I don't have a real one and they still tasted great!"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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