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Giant Stuffed Picnic Burger Recipe

Giant Stuffed Picnic Burger Recipe

Guests will be delighted when they sink their teeth into juicy wedges of this full-flavored burger shared by Helen Hudson of Brockville, Ontario. The moist filling is chock-full of mushrooms, onion and parsley. "It's a great alternative to regular burgers," she remarks.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 cup crushed seasoned stuffing mix
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1/4 cup beef broth
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the beef, salt and Worcestershire sauce. Divide in half; pat each half into an 8-in. circle on waxed paper.
  • 2. Combine the remaining ingredients; spoon over one patty to within 1 in of the edge. Top with second patty; press edges to seal. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 12-13 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink. Cut into wedges. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 362 calories, 22 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 141 mg cholesterol, 710 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.