Potato Burgers Recipe

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Some folks might call this recipe a form of Swedish potato sausage. I call it getting my meat and potatoes in one dish—deliciously!—Mary Arnold, Long Prairie, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 cups grated peeled potatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Hamburger buns, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 148 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 177mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine beef, potatoes, onion, salt and pepper; mix well. Shape into six to eight patties.
  2. In a skillet, brown patties. Add water; simmer for 15 minutes or until the patties are cooked through. Serve on hamburger buns, if desired, or as a breakfast sausage. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Potato Burgers in Country Ground Beef 1993, p24

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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

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ahmom User ID: 3426126 222625
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2015


christmasbaby User ID: 1156384 44883
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2011

"My mother made these all the time and everyone always loved them. I however don't care for them. But would make them for friends and family. I think I'm the only person who didn't care for them."

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