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Flavorful Onion Burgers

 Flavorful Onion Burgers
Cheddar cheese and Thousand Island dressing make this moist and juicy burger from Dave Bremson of Plantation, Florida a real family treat. The amount of flavor this burger packs with just a few simple ingredients will really surprise you.
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Grill: 25 min.


  • 1 large onion
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste, optional
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey or beef
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  • 6 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
  • 6 tablespoons prepared Thousand Island salad dressing
  • 6 lettuce leaves
  • 6 slices tomato


  • Slice onion into 1/2-in.-thick rings; thread onto metal or soaked
  • wooden skewers. Brush with oil. Season with salt and pepper if
  • desired. Grill, covered, over medium-hot heat for 8-10 minutes on
  • each side.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the green pepper, cheese, parsley
  • and Worcestershire sauce. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well.
  • Shape into six patties.
  • Move onion to indirect heat. Place burgers over direct heat. Cover
  • and grill for 10-14 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and

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Directions (continued)

  • onion is tender, turning burgers once.
  • Spread bun bottoms with dressing; top each with lettuce, tomato,
  • onion and a burger. Replace bun tops. Yield: 6 servings.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.