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Pumpkin Burgers Recipe

Pumpkin Burgers Recipe

In our town, we have a pumpkin festival in late October and use pumpkins many different ways. This is a popular recipe for "sandwich night" at our house.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 1 hour YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) chili sauce
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 to 8 hamburger buns, split

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the chili sauce, soup, pumpkin, salt, pumpkin pie spice and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour or until thickened. Serve on buns. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 300 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 1,333 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 19 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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