Must-Have Burgers Recipe
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Must-Have Burgers Recipe

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My family thinks these juicy cheeseburgers are super deluxe, with or without a bun. Customize them with mushrooms, onion, bacon or a shot of hot chili sauce. —Susan Harju, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Montreal steak seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1-1/3 pounds ground beef
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • 4 brioche or other hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • Optional toppings: lettuce leaves, sliced tomato and onion slices

Nutritional Facts

1 burger (calculated without toppings): 550 calories, 31g fat (13g saturated fat), 153mg cholesterol, 811mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 39g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine green onions, Worcestershire sauce, steak seasoning and seasoned salt. Add beef; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 3/4-in.-thick patties.
  2. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat 5-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°. Top with cheese; grill, covered, 30-60 seconds longer or until cheese is melted. Serve on buns; top as desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Must-Have Burgers in Simple & Delicious June/July 2016

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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

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