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Giant Stuffed Picnic Burger

 Giant Stuffed Picnic Burger
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.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
Editor's Note: Stuffed burger may be placed directly on the grill or in a well-greased wire grill basket.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 362 calories, 22 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 141 mg cholesterol, 710 mg sodium,

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Giant Stuffed Picnic Burger (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 33 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.